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PM Poshan Scheme: Committed to doing everything possible to fight malnutrition, says Modi

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The scheme will provide hot cooked meals to students of elementary classes in government and government-aided schools across the country. The existing mid-day meal scheme will be subsumed into the PM Poshan Shakti Nirman scheme with the addition of several new components.

PM Poshan Scheme: Committed to doing everything possible to fight malnutrition, says Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the roll-out of the 'PM POSHAN', a scheme approved by the Union Cabinet earlier in the day, will play a crucial role in fighting malnutrition. "We are committed to doing everything possible to fight the menace of malnutrition. Today's Cabinet decision on PM-POSHAN is a crucial one, benefitting the youth of India," he said.
The scheme will provide hot cooked meals to students of elementary classes in government and government-aided schools across the country. The existing mid-day meal scheme will be subsumed into the PM Poshan Shakti Nirman scheme with the addition of several new components.
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