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COVID-19 Relief: ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana Extended For Five Months’, Says PM Modi
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COVID-19 Relief: ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana Extended For Five Months’, Says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) on Tuesday (June 30) under which additional free ration will continue to be provided to around 80 crore people across the country till the end of November ...
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Fighting COVID-19: Plant-Based Diet Can Boost Resistance Against Invading Pathogens, Say Experts
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Fighting COVID-19: Plant-Based Diet Can Boost Resistance Against Invading Pathogens, Say Experts

In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic and considering the goodness of herbs, fruits and vegetables, country’s apex animal protection the body has urged the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India to promote plant-based diet to build immunity and fight against coronavirus ...
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Gujarat, Goa, Chandigarh lead India's food safety index: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
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Gujarat, Goa, Chandigarh Lead India’s Food Safety Index: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

To mark the occasion of the World Food Safety Day, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has released the results of the second 'State Food Safety Index' ...
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Kerala Government Launches Nutrition Bar To Eliminate Underweight Malnutrition Among Children In the State
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Kerala Government Launches Nutrition Bar To Eliminate Underweight Malnutrition Among Children In the State

In a bid to tackle malnutrition among children, the Department of Women and Child Development and the Kerala Agricultural University have jointly produced a nutrition bar that is rich in iron and calcium ...
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Three More States Integrated Into ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ system, Experts Call For Increasing Access To Robust Technology In Rural Areas
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Three More States Integrated Into ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ system, Experts Call For Increasing Access To Robust Technology In Rural Areas

According to the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, 20 states have been integrated into ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ system as of now, but experts point to technology, biometrics and identification of the needy as possible hurdles in the implementation of the scheme across all states by March 2021 ...
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Opinion: Nourishing The Undernourished In Quarantine During COVID-19 Times
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Opinion: Nourishing The Undernourished In Quarantine During COVID-19 Times

Here is how nutritious food can boost immunity and revitalise mental health and positive attitudes to tackling the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic ...
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Nutrition And COVID-19: Drink Ample Water, Eat Unprocessed Food, Advises WHO To Lower Risks Of Infections
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Nutrition And COVID-19: Drink Ample Water, Eat Unprocessed Food, Advises WHO To Lower Risks Of Infections

According to WHO, proper nutrition and hydration are vital to be healthy with strong immune systems to lower risk of chronic illnesses and infections at a time like COVID-19 outbreak ...
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Opinion: Amid Lockdown Imposed Due To Coronavirus, Delhi Government Must Enhance Anganwadi Centres To Prevent Hunger
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Opinion: Amid Coronavirus Outbreak Lockdown, Governments Must Tap Anganwadis Better To Fight Hunger; A View From Delhi

Campaign against Hunger and Malnutrition has requested Delhi government to provide either dry ration or food items like banana, boiled eggs and panjiri at homes to prevent hunger among children during lockdown imposed due to coronavirus ...
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Eat Healthy Instead Of Taking Vitamin Capsules To Prevent COVID-19
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Eat Healthy Instead Of Taking Vitamin Capsules To Prevent COVID-19

Amid the scare are myths, misconceptions and misinformation about common flu and people are rushing to keep themselves protected and taking over-the-counter (OTC) vitamins such as vitamin C, vitamin D3, Celin 500mg and others to strengthen immunity during a virus outbreak ...
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Lawngtlai has 35.3 per cent stunted, 21.3 per cent underweight and 5.9 per cent severely wasted (low weight-for-height) children under the age of 5, which is the highest in Mizoram
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My School, My Farm: This IAS Officer’s Brainchild Has Led To A Poshan Revolution In A Remote Mizoram District

Mizoram’s Deputy Commissioner Shashanka Ala started the ‘My School My Farm’ initiative, where in order to improve the nutritional status of the meals served in schools, home grown vegetables are in the campus  ...
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Women Empowering Women: Meet A Medical Researcher Who Is Helping Rural Women Fight Malnutrition Through Education
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Women Empowering Women: Meet A Medical Researcher Who Is Helping Rural Women Fight Malnutrition Through Education

Monalisa Padhee, a 31-year-old medical researcher has made it her life's mission to help women in rural areas live healthy lives by educating them about nutrition ...
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Gujarat Adds Toor Dal In Ration List Of Groceries To Fight Malnutrition In The State
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Gujarat Adds Toor Dal In Ration List Of Groceries To Fight Malnutrition In The State

According to experts, Toor Dal (Pigeon Pea) is a major source of protein along with many other nutrients essential for the human body and is a widely used pulse in Gujarati households ...
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