Identify malnourished children: Sircilla JC

Identify malnourished children: Sircilla JC
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Speaking on the occasion, the JC ordered the official to prepare reports by identifying the under-nourished children, suffering with malnutrition, with the coordination of health department officials, as part of ‘Special Drive of Growth Supervision’ in the district. The JC reviewed the details of inspection of Anganwadi centres done by the supervisors and warned them not to neglect their duties ot

Sircilla: ‘Take special care by providing nutritious and balanced diet by identifying children of 0-5 years age group, who are suffering with severe deficiency diseases (Malnutrition), directed District Joint Collector Yasmine Basha. The JC chaired a meeting with Child Development and Protection officers and Supervisors organised by District Women Development Child Welfare and Disabled Welfare department here on Friday.

Speaking on the occasion, the JC ordered the official to prepare reports by identifying the under-nourished children, suffering with malnutrition, with the coordination of health department officials, as part of ‘Special Drive of Growth Supervision’ in the district. The JC reviewed the details of inspection of Anganwadi centres done by the supervisors and warned them not to neglect their duties otherwise disciplinary actions will be taken on them.

The officials were suggested to identify children of low weight by conducting proper health checkups and give counseling to the mothers, explaining them about the ill effects of malnutrition in growing children.

Yasmine Basha ordered the CDPO’s and supervisors to take necessary steps to identify Anganwadi workers on basis of their work and give A, B and C grades to them. District Welfare Officer Saraswathi, Child Development and Protection Officers Sabitha, Sakkubhai and supervisors were present along with others.

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