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1. The Government of India has set-up POSHAN Abhiyan (National Nutrition Mission).

2. The programme through use of technology, a targeted approach and convergence strives to reduce the level of Stunting, Under-nutrition, Anemia and Low Birth Weight in Children, as also, focus on Adolescent Girls, Pregnant Women & Lactating Mothers, thus holistically addressing malnutrition.

3. POSHAN Abhiyan aims to ensure service delivery and interventions by use of technology, behavioral change through convergence and lays-down specific targets to be achieved across different monitoring parameters over the next few years.

4. To ensure a holistic approach, all 36 States/UTs and 718 districts will be covered in a phased manner by the year 2020.