Tripura to launch “Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar” scheme

Tripura government has announced an ambitious scheme “Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar”. The scheme aims to provide nutrition kits to pregnant and lactating women in order to combat infant and maternal mortality and malnutrition. The scheme is expected to benefit 40,000 women in the state.

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Under the Matru Pushti Uphaar scheme, pregnant women would be tested four times in the Primary Health Centers (PHC), and will be offered a nutrition kit after each test, comprising of food items and grocery supplies like peanuts, soyabeans, mixed pulses, jaggery and ghee.

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  • Chief Minister of Tripura: Biplab Kumar Deb; Governor: Ramesh Bais.

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