91259 children cured of malnutrition under Nava Jatan Yojana

Raipur, 2 March 2017. State Government's Nava Jatan Yojana is focused on improving condition of children suffering from medium and critical malnutrition in selected gram panchayats in the span of six months. First phase of Nava Jatan Scheme commenced from June 1, 2012. Till date, four phases of the scheme has been successfully completed. During these four phases from 2012 to 2016, total 91259 children have been cured of malnutrition. Fifth phase of Nava Jatan Yojana has commenced from October 2, 2016. Under this phase, children of age group 0-42 months suffering from critical malnutrition will be focused upon. In the fifth phase of this scheme, 23.43 per cent children have been cured as on January, 2017.


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