Delhi Education Department and Ladli Foundation join hands to fight malnutrition, anemia

Delhi Education Department and Ladli Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support over 8 lakh students in overcoming malnutrition and anaemia.

The collaboration aims to tackle one of the significant health problems faced by children in Delhi by designing effective interventions to change their dietary habits, through regular counseling and monitoring and by increasing the impact of school meals .

Delhi’s Director of Education Himanshu Gupta and Ladli Foundation’s founder Devendra Kumar signed the MoU at Delhi Government School, Rouse Avenue on Friday.

Director Himanshu Gupta said on the occasion that “Malnutrition and anemia remain a persistent issue for children and it is our responsibility to take action and work for the overall development of the students and we will provide a bright future for our students.” need to work towards it.” Ensuring that they get the nutrition they need to lead healthy and productive lives.”

Similarly, Devendra Kumar of Ladli Foundation said, “We are proud to be a part of this noble initiative and see the visionary vision of Director Education to make a difference in the lives of young students.”

“Through this collaboration, we aim to monitor and ensure real-time implementation of the strategies formulated by the Department of Education for a healthy future for children in Delhi by addressing the root causes of malnutrition and anemia, and that this initiative is scientifically It is designed to ensure that every student has access to nutritious food that will help them grow and develop to their full potential.”

The MoU signing ceremony was attended by all the district heads of the department and was followed by a state level meeting where the details of the collaboration were discussed.

Ladli Foundation, a national award winning grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to the upliftment of the vulnerable population in the underprivileged sections of the society and implementing its various programs across the country.