Nagaland: Mid Day Meal Mela held in Ahthibung Town

Thavaseelan K, IAS Principal Director, DoSE Nagaland addressing the Mid Day Meal Mela cum exhibition at local ground, Ahthibung Town, Peren on December 8.

Thavaseelan K, IAS Principal Director, DoSE Nagaland addressing the Mid Day Meal Mela cum exhibition at local ground, Ahthibung Town, Peren on December 8.

Peren, December 8 (MExN): A Mid Day Meal Mela, an initiative of MDM Project, Department of School Education (DoSE), Nagaland cum exhibition of school kitchen garden products competition was organised at local ground, Ahthibung Town, Peren on December 8.

Speaking on the occasion as special guest, Thavaseelan K, IAS Principal Director, DoSE Nagaland stated that diet and nutrition is the most important component for school going children in terms of Mid Day Meal. He requested the parents and others to adopt nutrition diet by promoting organic vegetable and fruits in kitchen garden. 

Khriekethozo Lhoungu, Nodal Officer, PM Poshan DoSE in his speech stated that the scheme is designed to better the nutritional standing of school-age children nationwide. He also highlighted the main objectives and significant of PM Poshan Scheme under Ahthibung Sub Division, Peren.

Earlier, the programme was chaired by Hentinthang, SIS Ahthibung while invocation was said by Rev K Singsit, Kuki Christian Church Ahthibung, welcome speech by Chungminthang Singson, Co-ordinator EBRC Ahthibung, special number by students of GMS & GHSS Ahthibung; Kuki Cultural Dance by GPS New Chalkot and GMS Ahthibung Town; Zeliang Cultural Dance by Beisumpuiram Village Cultural Troupe; and vote of thanks was delivered by Ramdeuna, SDEO Tening. 

Later, the special guest alongwith other dignitaries visited the stall and exhibition programme organised by various school under EBRC Ahthibung.