Question raised in Lok Sabha on nutrition resource centres under National Nutrition Mission, 13/03/2020

State-wise statement of funds released and utilisation under POSHAN Abhiyaan earlier known as National Nutrition Mission till December, 2019. There are no separate beneficiaries under POSHAN Abhiyaan. It ensures convergence of all nutrition related schemes. Under POSHAN Abhiyaan, Smart phones are provided to Anganwadi Workers and Lady Supervisors for using ICDS-CAS(Common Application Software) Application. As on 29thFebruary, 2020, the total number of Anganwadi Centres using ICDS-CAS Application are 6,25,659 across 28 States/UTs. There is a provision of State Nutrition Resource Centre (SNRC) at State level for implementation of POSHAN Abhiyaan. Further, there is provision of two staffs each at District level and Block level also under POSHAN Abhiyaan. State Nutrition Resource Centre has been established in all the States/UTs except Ladakh and West Bengal.