Guj made maximum progress in fighting malnutrition: Modi
Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that a Comptroller and General (CAG) report has stated that Gujarat made maximum progress in fighting malnutrition in the last five years.
"According to a CAG report, Gujarat has made maximum progress in fighting malnutrition in the last five years," Modi said while conferring awards to anganwadi workers and women sportspersons at a function here.
He said that while India on an average made 8 per cent progress in the last five years in tackling the menace of malnutrition, which Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh had termed it a shame on our country, Gujarat made 32 per cent progress.
"This shows that we have followed the right path and the government`s efforts are yielding results," he added.
Modi gave away Rs 37.24 lakh as prize money to 23 women of whom seven were sportpersons, who won medals in international competitions.
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