Naidu aims to make Andhra malnutrition free

ANI | Updated: Jan 19, 2018 14:04 IST

Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Jan 19 (ANI): Raising concern on the health conditions of children in the state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday asked the officials to ensure that the underweight, anemic and malnourished children get healthy within a year.

"Underweight, anemic and malnourished children under the age of five should be taken care of. Efforts should be made to make them healthy in a year," Naidu said at the second day of the district collector's conference.

"By the end of the year, the state should be free of anemia and malnutrition and other health-related issues," he added.

He also stressed on the health condition of a pregnant woman and emphasised on providing a nutritious diet to them.

He also asked the officials to strive to achieve a 100 percent immunisation in the state.

"All the Anganwadi Kendra's should be connected with health and education departments," he said. (ANI)