Q.2)To strengthen nutritional content, delivery, outreach, and outcome, Budget proposes to merge the Supplementary Nutrition Programme and the Poshan Abhiyan and launch the Mission Poshan 2.0. Discuss.
Why this question
It was announced in the Union Budget 2021-22.
Key Demand of the question
Feasibility of the proposed move to merge Supplementary Nutrition Programme and Poshan Abhiyan and impact it will create.
Discuss- back up the answer by carefully selected evidence to make a case for and against an argument, or point out the advantages and disadvantages of the given context and finally arrive at a conclusion.
Write in brief about the Supplementary Nutrition Programme and Poshan Abhiyan.
In the first part, discuss the importance of strengthening content, delivery, outreach, and outcome in any nutrition based scheme.
In the next part analyse the proposed move of the government giving the impact it will have and why was this move needed.
Conclude with a way forward to strengthen Nutrition programmes.