Food Commission member makes surprise visit to E-Siang schools

PASIGHAT, Mar 30: To get first-hand information on implementation of the PM Poshan Shakti Nirman Yojana in East Siang district, member of the State Food Commission Nanom Jamoh, made a surprise visit to the schools of the district on Monday.

During her visit, she enlightened the roles of the food commission to the head of the institutions and the teachers and stated that its main role was to ensure that food and nutrition related schemes are implemented properly where ultimate beneficiaries are to get benefit from such schemes.

She also interacted with the teachers and noted down the pressing issues in the process of the implementation of the scheme in the schools and also had a discussion with the cooks and heard their grievances.

She advised them to prepare hygienic and nutritious meals for the children saying that they (cook) have to ensure the safety of the students.

Jamoh also tasted the meals prepared by the schools and found it quite satisfying. She was very impressed with the head teacher of GPS Tekang Dikiam Tamuk and his team for taking self interest in providing the meals to the children.

Later in the day Jamoh met Odhuk Tabing, Dy Director of School Education, to discuss the implementation of the PM Poshan on which the DDSE said that the district is carrying out the programme successfully while highlighting the immediate needs of kitchen sheds and utensils for hassle free implementation of the programme.

Jamoh assured to reflect the same to the state government for timely funding.

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