LG accords approval for distribution of Ante-Natal kits to pregnant women

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Puducherry, Jul 20 : Lt.Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday accorded approval to the proposal of Women and Child Development Department for distribution of Ante-Natal Kits to pregnant women and Baby care kit and Mother nutrition for lactating women in the Union Territory.

According to a Raj Nivas release, the Ante-Natal kits consisting of health mix powder, Ponlait Ghee and Protein Biscuits which cost Rs.4000 and baby care kit consisting of baby dress, baby towel, and baby toiletries worth Rs.1000 will be supplied to the beneficiaries enrolled in Anganwadi centers.

The expenditure for the above will be Rs 35 lakh a month.

Dr Soundararajan had approved the expenditure sanction for Rs.70 lakh for the month of July and August.

She also directed the department to give wide publicity so that the scheme reaches all eligible beneficiaries.


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