Supplementary Nutrition Programme
The Social Welfare Department is the nodal Department in the implementation of Supplementary Nutrition Programme in the State.
Supplementary Nutrition Programme is provided to children below 6 yrs of age, pregnant and nursing mothers for 25 days in a month and 300 days in a year through a network of 5896 Anganwadi Centres across the State.
Components of Supplementary Nutrition Programme and Coverage of beneficiaries
|Category||Number of beneficiaries (January 2022)||Component||No. of feeding days|
|6 months – 3 years||198043||Take Home Ration||25 days in a month|
|3 – 6 years children||232883||Morning snacks and Hot Cooked Meal||25 days in a month|
|Pregnant and Nursing Mothers||67127||Take Home Ration/Hot Cooked Meal twice a week||25 days in a month|