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Event Name :
Breast feeding week
Event Venue :
Villages of Dhilwan and Sultanpur Blocks
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,J.J. Farm, Near New Grain Market,Sultanpur Road, PO. Sheikhupur,Distt. Kapurthala
Contact person details :
Avneet Kaur Ahuja
Asstt. Prof. Home Science
9779471010 01822233056
Event Date :
8/1/2017 To 8/7/2017
Objective: Farm and young women to educate them about the importance of breastfeeding and its benefits to child & mother.
Pre Event Description :
In order to create awareness among rural farm women,Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kapurthala organized a”World Breastfeeding Week” w.e.f. 1st to 7th August, 2017) in the villages of Sultanpur and Dhilwan blocks . In this regard, group meetings and seminars were organized in collaboration with line departments. The participants in these programmes were made aware of importance of breastfeed for new born babies. They were also told about the diet to be taken by mothers during lactation period. A concluding function was organized at village Miani Bakarpur, in which Child Development Project Officer, Dhilwan , Mrs. Nitasha Sagar was the chief guest. Mrs Sagar while speaking on this occasion, made aware about the various advantages of breastfeeding. Avneet Kaur Ahuja, Asstt. Prof. (Home Science) told about nutrients present in breast milk and how it is better than cow and buffalo milk.
Target Group: Farm Women
Image: Breast Feeding Week
Image: Breast Feeding Day