13 August, 2020
02:52:24 PM

» An initiative to improve the nutritional status of Severe and Acute Malnourished Children in the district of Purulia.

Duration: March2013 to May-2016

Location:Jhalda-II & Purulia-II Block in Purulia district of West Bengal

Coverage: 2,90,749 population in 223villages & 404 AW Centres.

Financial involvement:39, 96,353.00

Project Briddhi, designed by CAREIndia with support from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd. The objectiveof the project is to improve the nutritional status among severely malnourishedchildren in the age group of 3-6 years. Identification and follow up ofchildren in severe grades of malnutrition, home visit and nutritioncounselling, nutrition demonstration and referral for health care are the basicservices ensured for the identified children. Some of the key strategiesinclude case management, capacity building, stakeholder orientation, growthmonitoring and community-based behaviour change communication.                              Theproject was implemented by Purulia Agragami  in two blocks of Purulia district in closecoordination with the  Department ofWomen & Child Development and Health and works directly with the targetbeneficiaries to address the gaps in nutrition.

Purulia District Agragami Mahila O Sisu Mangal Samiti
Working for Social Changes

Purulia District Agragami Mahila O Sisu Mangal Samiti, Jhalda, Baghmundi Road, Jargo – 723212. Purulia – District, West Bengal.
Phone No: Phone : +91 9933090870,
Email: pdamsms@rediffmail.com | puruliaagragami@gmail.com