On the account of the 6th Rashtriya Poshan Maah “Knowledge enrichment programme about nutritious traditional foods and healthy life style for adolescent girls” was conducted at Government Girls Higher Secondary School Kundrathur, Chennai and distributed the Nutritional health kit and personal hygiene kit for about 500 school children by the Department of Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam, National Institute of Siddha.
Mrs Vasanthi, Headmistress, Government girls higher secondary school Kundrathur, Inaugurated the programme and delivered the welcome address
Dr K Vennila, Associate Professor and Dr K Rajeswari, Assistant Professor, Department of Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam, NIS delivered the awareness speech on the importance of Nutritious traditional foods and healthy life style and distributed the health kit and personal hygiene kit to the school children as per the guidance of Prof. Dr. M. Meenakshi Sundaram, HoD, Dept. of Kuzhandhai Maruthuvam, NIS. Mrs. Jacqueline Mary, extended heart felt thanks to all participants and contributors.
Awareness programme were conducted on the following topics.
Importance of Nutritious food
Awareness about anemia
Nutritive value of foods
Benefits of physical activities
Tips for Healthy life style