8th March 2017 Jabalpur
An Exhibition was jointly organized by ICAR-ATARI Jabalpur and Women and Child Development Department, Madhya Pradesh on occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2017. The exhibition was based on theme ‘Nutrition for women and child’ to sensitize the public representatives on importance of nutrition and its role in overall health of family members. The exhibition was inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Sh. Shivraj Singh Chouhan which has participation of 25 Krishi Vigyan Kendras from Madhya Pradesh. Dr Anupan Mishra Director ICAR-ATARI, Jabalpur briefed the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Sh Sitasharan Sharma, Speaker Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha and Smt Archana Chitnis Minister for Women and Child Development about KVK initiatives in providing nutritional security to women and children.
The Cabinet and State Ministers, Members of Legislative Assembly and officials of different departments of MP Govt. visited the KVK Stalls. During the programme ‘Nutritional Calendar’ jointly developed by ICAR-ATARI Jabalpur and Women and Child Development Department, Madhya Pradesh was also released by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Sh. Shivraj Singh Chouhan. KVKs of ICAR-ATARI, Jabalpur displayed value added products, organic products, processed food products. The posters highlighting the role of different food products and monthly planning for round the year nutrition for children and women were displayed by KVKs in the exhibition.