Published : OMMCOM NEWS/
As part of the transformative 5T governance model, CM Naveen Patnaik launched Women & Child Development Department’s ‘Strategy for Transforming Nutrition Outcomes in Hard-to-Reach Areas’-SOPAN. The strategy intends to position nutrition at the forefront of the development initiatives in Odisha.
The strategy to be implemented by Women & Child Development Department and Mission Shakti will ensure nutrition outcomes among below 6 year children, pregnant & nursing women of 125 identified projects across 22 districts. The strategy will be implemented by strengthening convergence among departments.
The strategy includes intervention for adolescent girls, community managed crèches, mobilization of mothers’ groups, half yearly screening of malnourished, special fund at panchayat, involvement of SHGs, engagement with men, annual nutrition survey & use of tech among others.