SINGTAM, SEPTEMBER 7: The seven ICDS of Singtam and its surrounding observed the National Nutrition Week on September 6 at Singtam Mandir Line ICDS. The seven ICDS that included Mandir Line, SNT Complex, Daragoan, Goskhan Dara and Mandi Bazaar had also organized the day long program.
Bishnu Maya Sherpa, Secretary, Singtam Nagar Panchayat was the Chief Guest of the day. The other distinguished guests involved D Lepcha, Supervisor Singtam 1 Zone, Praveen Pradhan, President SPARK NGO Singtam, Rajnee Pradhan, Lhamu Subba, Rekha Chettri, Sushma Chettri and AWWs, adolescence’s girls, nursing mothers and others. Priyanka Chettri, AWW, SNT Complex was the host of the day.
D Lepcha, Supervisor Singtam 1 Zone in her speech informed the gathered listeners about the importance of nutrition for nursing mothers and about the different services provided under ICDS. Normit Lepcha, AWW Daragoan gave a brief on nutrition followed by Sangita Pradhan, AWW Goskhan Dara who spoked about Breast Feeding.
Speaking as Chief Guest, Bishnu Maya Sherpa Secretary, Singtam Nagar Panchayat in her speech informed the gathered addressees to fight against the social ills of the society in early marriages and spread the significance of institution delivery. Sherpa urged the assembled mothers to remain healthy and also make their family healthy for better society. Praveen Pradhan, President SPARK NGO from Singtam talked about the performance of his NGO in Health sector over the past two years; Pradhan went on to say about the importance and better knowledge about institutional delivery.