Chandigarh (INF), March 8:
The state level program to mark the International Women’s Day was organized in Gurugram today, in which Haryana Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal Khattar was chief guest, who highlighted the significant role of mother in every one’s life and said that a mother teaches the first lesson of life to her child. She is the first teacher and trainer of her child. He said that a ‘Mothers for sports and fitness App’ will be launched through which the mothers would come to know about the facilities of sports, coaches available in their proximity, so that they can motivate the children to avail these facilities to become mentally and physically fit.
Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal Khattar addressed all the 22 districts through video conferencing. Before his address, the Chief Minister released a booklet on ‘Poshan Pakhwara’ (Nutrition fortnight), the statewide campaign launched from today which will last till 22nd March. Under the campaign, the health of adolescent girls, pregnant women and children would be examined, they will be made aware about the nutritious food, health checkup camps will be organized and baseline surveys will be conducted to identify the areas having more number of women suffering from Anemia, so that those areas can be focused upon. He also administered ‘Nutrition Oath’ to all the participants. A total of 29 women achievers from across the state were also honoured in the program besides awarding 3 districts for better nutrition- Punchkula, Sirsa & Panipat and 4 districts of the state for improvement in sex ratio- Ambala, Punchkula, Jhajjar & Panipat.