Salient features of Poshan Abhiyan

Salient features of Poshan Abhiyan 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT

LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.810
TO BE ANSWERED ON 05.02.2021

POSHAN ABHIYAN

810. SHRI KRIPANATH MALLAH
                SHRI SHANTANU THAKUR

Will the Minister of WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:

(a) the objectives and salient features of Poshan Abhiyan along with the present status of its development and implementation;

(b) the details of the funds sanctioned, allocated and utilized under this Abhiyan during the last three years, State/UT-wise including Assam and West Bengal;

(c) the details of the target set and achievements made so far under the scheme;

(d) the details of the beneficiaries benefitted under the scheme;

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(e) whether the Government is able to meet the set target under the scheme and if so, the details thereof and if not, the steps taken by the Government in this regard?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT

(SHRIMATI SMRITI ZUBIN IRANI)

(a) POSHAN Abhiyaan aims to improve nutritional indicators of women and children by leveraging technology, encouraging Jan Bhaagidari and establishing convergence with other schemes and programmes with similar and supporting objectives. The Abhiyaan also aims to ensure an enabling environment for better nutritional management in partnership with all stakeholders.
Salient features of Poshan Abhiyan
(b) Details of the funds released and utilized under POSHAN Abhiyaan during the last three Years, State/UT-wise including Assam and West Bengal are at Annexure. (West Bengal has chosen not to participate in Poshan Abhiyan)

(c) to (e) POSHAN Abhiyaan is an overarching scheme and a multi-ministerial convergence mission to improve nutritional outcomes. Based on a review and evaluation of POSHAN Abhiyaan, steps have been taken for course correction to ensure nutritional quality, strengthen delivery mechanisms, introduce transparency and leverage technology for improving governance.

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Annexure

Statement referred in reply to part (b) of Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 810  for 05.02.2021 State-wise funds utilised under POSHAN Abhiyaan during last three years *

( Rs. in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

State/UT

2017 – 18 + Unspent Balance of ISSNIP

2018-19

2019-20

Total Central fund utilization as on 31.12.2020

1

Andhra Pradesh

2572.41

8604.68

13296.52

14540.18

2

Bihar

7063.44

15001.67

25465.00

22674.32

3

Chhattisgarh

1668.12

9629.51

0.00

5453.16

4

Delhi

945.95

2206.88

0.00

1959.81

5

Goa

238.07

197.78

0.00

201.02

6

Gujarat

3036.66

11228.03

14863.00

18984.16

7

Haryana

400.97

5992.46

0.00

3879.64

8

Jharkhand

2429.59

5110.45

0.00

3798.71

9

Karnataka

3351.05

9870.89

0.00

9392.68

10

Kerala

1273.37

6491.91

0.00

5675.56

11

Madhya Pradesh

4067.20

15894.17

17883.00

16371.46

12

Maharashtra

2572.31

20989.28

33061.47

33671.32

13

Odisha

4600.46

10571.65

0.00

2027.11

14

Puducherry

39.24

393.70

497.00

202.70

15

Punjab

819.51

6090.33

0.00

1544.89

16

Rajasthan

4216.26

9680.99

8941.00

9494.14

17

Tamil Nadu

1340.51

12210.93

11509.00

15697.78

18

Telangana

1736.94

8595.70

7003.00

5508.46

19

Uttar Pradesh

8440.60

29582.87

16166.00

16276.92

20

West Bengal

5545.27

19294.11

0.00

0.00

21

Arunachal Pradesh

52.93

2663.35

0.00

650.89

22

Assam

2298.27

15492.36

14171.00

16271.07

23

Himachal Pradesh

1557.26

4153.15

4960.00

6625.51

24

Jammu & Kashmir

388.59

8297.70

0.00

6747.53

25

Manipur

340.46

3865.37

0.00

2138.40

26

Meghalaya

462.98

1713.27

2802.80

4556.05

27

Mizoram

119.38

957.65

1498.00

2030.27

28

Nagaland

163.74

1251.97

2298.17

4515.56

29

Sikkim

98.59

328.47

923.00

1036.56

30

Tripura

277.91

3695.72

0.00

2867.15

31

Uttarakhand

1866.25

4301.57

7086.00

7098.71

Total

63984.29

254358.57

182423.9

6

241891.72

UTs without legislature

3

2

Andaman & Nicobar

100.22

416.89

307.62

379.91

3

3

Chandigarh

158.88

306.82

526.97

462.82

3

4

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

108.83

129.32

436.16

587.89

42.06

197.66

446.98

3

5

Ladakh

0.00

45.82

0.00

41.47

3

6

Lakshadweep

60.00

138.90

126.75

250.47

Total

469.99

1235.41

1844.48

1722.56

Grand Total

64454.28

255593.98

184268.44

243614.28


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