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NGO urges PM to take up 'ensuring access to nutrition for all' topic in 'Mann ki Baat'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Joining the country in observing the National Nutrition Month, an NGO said it has requested Modi to take up the topic of 'ensuring access to nutrition for all' in his upcoming 'Mann ki Baat' programme.

The has started an outreach campaign to address hunger and

As a part of this campaign, conscientious citizens are being encouraged to sign pledge cards committing to 'no wastage of food' and support under-served people by feeding them, the NGO said.

The signed pledge cards will be sent to the to express the collective commitment and request the to take up the topic, 'ensuring access to nutrition for all' in the upcoming 'Mann ki Baat', it said.

The objective of the campaign is to spread awareness and create tangible action by involving thousands of people and critical stakeholders in the public and private sectors in the

As of now, the and his Uttarakhand counterpart Trivendra Singh Rawat are among the people supporting the campaign by taking the pledge, the foundation said.

The has said they would be observing September as the national nutrition month every year.

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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 22:35 IST