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ICRISAT to eradicate nutrition deficiency

ICRISAT to eradicate nutrition deficiency
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District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanumanthu directed officials concerned to work at field-level and cooperate with International Crops Research...

Bhadradri-Kothagudem: District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanumanthu directed officials concerned to work at field-level and cooperate with International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to prevent nutrition deficiency among people.

An ICRISAT team discussed the steps to be taken to prevent nutritional deficiency with officials in the presence of the Collector. They displayed an instrument that is used for diagnosing malnutrition and for supplementing flood to treat malnutrition.

Speaking on the occasion, Hanumanthu asked the officials to visit mandals such as Cherla, Dummugudem, Allapalli, Karakagudem, Gundala and Mulkalapalli where people are suffering with malnutrition.

District Revenue Officer Kiran Kumar, Welfare Officer Jhansi Lakshmibai, District Medical and Health Officer Dayananda Swamy, ICRISAT member Dr S Datta Majumdar and others were present.

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