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  • 14 April, 2021

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Aahaar Kranti Mission

Aahaar Kranti Mission

The Union Minister for Science and Technology will launch a mission called `Aahaar Kranti’.

About Aahaar Kranti Mission:

  • Vijnana Bharati (Vibha) and the Global Indian Scientists’ and Technocrats’ Forum (GIST) will launch Aahaar Kranti Mission.
  • The mission will aim to spread the message of the need for a nutritionally balanced diet.
  • It will highlight the importance of being accessible to all local fruits and vegetables.

Key Features of the Mission:

  • The mission will work on multiple dimensions simultaneously. It will seek to promote:
    1. Better awareness
    2. Better nutrition and
    3. Also, better agriculture
  • These messages will be imparted through the curriculum in the form of `what’s and `why’s of nutrition, or through the forms of games.
  • The content will be available both online and offline and in all vernacular languages besides English and Hindi. It will aim to reach out to as many as possible.
  • The mission will especially focus on training teachers. Who in turn will pass on the message to the students and through them to their families and finally the society at large.
    • This strategy was adopted for the eradication of Polio, and it turned out to be a grand success.
  • The mission will also utilize India’s rich knowledge of Ayurveda-based nutrition to practice.

Aim of Aahaar Kranti Mission

  • The mission will address the current situation of hunger in abundance. It will work to arouse the people to the values of India’s traditional diet, local fruits and vegetables, and a balanced diet.
  • Also, the United Nations also declared 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables & is in line with UN sustainable goal # 3- “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.”

Source: TH


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