2,400 children suffer from malnutrition in Akola

Last Updated: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 22:01

Akola (Mah): More than 2,400 children are
suffering from malnutrition in Akola district of Maharashtra,
official sources said on Saturday.

Although malnutrition eradication programmes have been
implemented in the district the figures are alarming, they
said.

Official sources said timely medical treatments and
nutritious diet would be provided to under nourished children
to improve their health under schemes through Rural Child
development Centres to tackle this problem which has taken
about 2403 kids in its grip in this district.
Javed Inamdar, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Women
and Welfare department of Akola Zila Parishad said that action
will be taken against officers if they are found negligent in
implementation of the programmes.
PTI



First Published: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 22:01

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