Status: The government is implementing the Poshan 2.0 (subsuming the Poshan Abhiyan/National Nutrition Mission) to reduce malnutrition levels among children and pregnant women through community mobilisation and training programmes in Anganwadis. The government also holds POSHAN Pakhwada and Rashtriya Poshan Maah every year to carry out crores of Jan Andolan activities for widespread engagement at the Anganwadi level. A Poshan tracker application has also been set up for real-time monitoring. Additionally, the government has launched ‘Saksham Anganwadi’ programme to upgrade 2 lakh Anganwadis with better infrastructure including LED screens, smart learning and audio-visual aids, water purifier/RO machines, and internet connectivity. All mini-anganwadis are being upgraded to regular Anganwadi Centres with the availability of an Anganwadi Helper. The government further launched the ‘Poshan Bhi Padhai Bhi’ programme to build Anganwadi workers’ capacity to deliver quality early education. In addition to providing smartphones/tablets to Anganwadi workers, workshops are being conducted to teach them how to use the Poshan tracker application effectively. i ii iii iv v