Like the last three months, the Take Home Ration (THR) will be home-delivered to the beneficiaries in July too by the Anganwadi workers. The chief development officer (CDO) of Dehradun district, Nitika Khandelwal informed that currently the local Self Help Groups (SHGs) are delivering the THR packets to the Anganwadi workers across the district but the distribution of ration will commence from July 5. Besides this, the child development project officer (CDPO) of Kalsi area Anju Badola said that till the risk of Covid-19 contagion will continue to persist in Dehradun district, the administration will home-deliver the THR to every beneficiary. It is pertinent to mention here that besides the usual ration, the Anganwadi workers will also distribute peanut butter to the women with high-risk pregnancies besides the children suffering from undernourishment and malnutrition.
Sunday, 05 July 2020 | PNS | Dehradun