ICRISAT to give nutritional supplements to the anemic

ICRISAT to give nutritional supplements to the anemic
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Supplementary nutritional food prepared by the ICRISAT will be supplied to those suffering with anemic in Kasipeta village of Mancherial district, Tiryani of Asifabad district and Utnoor of Adilabad district till July 25 as part of a project that commenced from October 29 last year. 

Mancherial: Supplementary nutritional food prepared by the ICRISAT will be supplied to those suffering with anemic in Kasipeta village of Mancherial district, Tiryani of Asifabad district and Utnoor of Adilabad district till July 25 as part of a project that commenced from October 29 last year.

In a release, District Collector RV Karnan said Kasipeta Agency village has been identified as the pilot project for the purpose. Snacks and tiffins like biscuits, kichidi, upma and halwa will be given to children aged between three and six years and suffering from anemia. They also will be given ICDS nutritional supplement.

Besides, expectant mothers, lactating mothers and teenage girls suffering from anemia will be given priority for improving their health. As part of the programme, residents of London Elizabeth, Elina and Priyanka and Bellampalli sub-collector Rahul Raj visited Anganwadi centers in Kasipeta on Tuesday evening.


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