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Speaker Asks WCD Minister To Prepare Diet Chart For Pregnant Women

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday requested Girls and Little one Growth Minister Smriti Irani to organize a weight loss program chart for pregnant girls and supply it to all members for circulation of their respective constituencies.

“We should make a collective effort to end malnutrition in the country. If we can create a mass movement to end malnutrition in the country…I hope it will be eradicated by the last session of this (17th) Lok Sabha,” he stated throughout Query Hour.

He additionally anticipated that each one MPs will unfold mass consciousness on this situation of their respective constituencies.

“The minister should make a region-specific diet chart for pregnant women and circulate this to MPs and a collective effort be made in this regard,” he stated.

In reply to a query, Irani stated the standard of meals is extra essential than amount.

“It is an illusion that malnourishment is only limited to poor families or tribal areas. It is across the country,” she stated.

It has been mirrored by the NITI Aayog knowledge, she stated, including solely 9 per cent of the inhabitants is getting proper form of nourishing meals.

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