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‘Govt supplying nutritious food to pregnant women’

‘Govt supplying nutritious food to pregnant women’
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MLA Vanamadi Venkateswara Rao has said that the state government is taking care of pregnant women and supplying nutritious food with nutrition kits to them in the state

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Kakinada: MLA Vanamadi Venkateswara Rao has said that the state government is taking care of pregnant women and supplying nutritious food with nutrition kits to them in the state.

Participating in ‘Talli Pala Varotsavalu’ held at Collectorate here on Tuesday, he informed that there were 1,826 pregnant women registered in Anganwadi centres in the city and out of them 987 pregnant women were weak.

Women and Child Welfare department was supplying nutritious food to them and frequently checking their health condition.

The government was providing transport facility to pregnant women from their house to government hospital before and after delivery and directed the officials to check them frequently.

Mayor Sunkara Pavani said earlier in joint families grandmothers and other elders used to give proper suggestions to pregnant women in the house and the joint families disappeared and pregnant women were facing problem due to lack of guidance.

Anyhow, the government was taking care of them, she said. Women and Child Welfare officer Sitamaha Lakshmi and others were present.

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