--Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who is currently on a three-day visit to Uttar Pradesh, MDM acceptabilty has enhanced among children due to the Rashtriya Poshan Abhiyan.
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23: The popularity of mid-day meal (MDM) has increased among children due to execution of the Rashtriya Poshan Abhiyan by the Union Government, claimed Union Education and Skill and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.
Pradhan, who is on a three-day visit to the State, inaugurated a newly constructed Central School Bhawan and addressed a public meeting at Siddharthanagar, besides attending many other programmes, on Thursday. This is Pradhan’s first visit to UP after his appointment as BJP Pravari to the State.
Pradhan took lunch with students of Madhubeniya Primary School and the Central School, Siddharthanagar to mark the observance of the Rashtriya Poshan Masa Abhiyan. He said the Ministry of Education is committed to incentivising the nutrition programme.
“The Poshan Abhiyan scheme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will bring in a positive change in ending malnutrition problem in the country,” asserted Pradhan.
He too claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have played astounding role in development of Uttar Pradesh. He called upon people to bring back the double-engine Government in the State for further developments.
On the day, Pradhan made an aerial view of under-construction Ram Mandir at Ayodhya.