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Special programme to help reduce malnutrition in W. Singhbhum

Chaibasa, Sept. 14: Social welfare department, Swachhta Mission and Nodal department jointly organized one-day workshop on Aganbadi and school cleanliness drive at Zilla Parishad Bhavan Chaibasa on Thursday. Deputy Commissioner Arava Rajkamal chaired the workshop. In his address, DC said that cleanliness should be launched everywhere.
“Malnutrition is a great problem in the district and around seven thousand children are suffering from the famine. A special program ready to eat is launched to combat with the situation and fund will be utilized from DMFT to eradicate malnutrition’, said DC.
He further said that all community health centers will be equipped with minimum standard of medical faculties and the equipment will be procured through JUNK up to worth of 30 lakh.
Later, while briefing the media, DC informed that uninterrupted cleanliness campaign will be launched from 15 September till 2nd October in the district and in view of the drive, a bi-cycle race will be conducted on September 15 which will start from post office square by school students.
A program on 1000 days completion of Jharkhand government will be organized at district level and block level involving public representatives and other civics bodies. As many as 200 achievements will be highlighted from each block during the 1000 days celebration, added DC.
Rajkamal went on to say that on the occasion of Swachhta Seva Diwas a film will also be screened on moveable mini theatre on 17th September and human chain also be organized to bring awareness about cleanliness.
The block level officers will dig twenty holes in each village with a target to construct ten thousands toilets in 1000 villages. Meanwhile forest Land Patta was issued to the villagers. Present on the occasion were CS, DEO, DRDA, ADC , SDOs, BDOs and others.

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