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)