01 December 2017

Cabinet Approves Setting up of National Nutrition Mission

Cabinet Approves Setting up of National Nutrition Mission


The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved setting up of National Nutrition Mission (NNM) with a three year budget of Rs.9046.17 crore commencing from 2017-18.

The program through the targets will strive to reduce the level of stunting, under-nutrition, anemia and low birth weight babies. More than 10 crore people will be benefited by this program. This will be funded by Government Budgetary Support (50%) and 50% by IBRD or other MDB.

News in-a-line:
National Nutrition Mission (NNM)- approved by cabinet- for 3 years- with budget of Rs9046.17.

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)

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