Hyderabad: Plantation Activity as part of Poshan Maah celebrated in C.G.O Towers
As part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting celebrated Plantation Activity as part of ‘Thematic’ POSHAN Maah in the premises of C.G.O Towers, Kavadiguda today.
Sri. S. Venkateswar, Director General. South- PIB on this occasion said, the first week of ‘Poshan Maah’ dedicated to augmenting plantation activities. Plantation of nutritional and herbal plants would reduce external dependency. Plantation activity will focus on planting of saplings of nutritious fruit trees and medicinal plants and herbs.
Since the launch of the POSHAN Abhiyan in 2018, Poshan Maah has been celebrated in the month of September every year with a view to carry out special dedicated activities ushering in behavioural change in the society.
Dr. Prabhakar Rao, Sr. Chief Medical Officer, CGHS, Shri Malay Tikadar, DDG, Directorate of Mines Safety, Smt. Rajeshwari. L, Superintendent, ASI (Chemistry) Dr. Sunil Kumar Babu, Director, National Commission for SC/ST and other officials from different departments participated in the plantation activity.