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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:1, January, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(1): 3198-3202

Nutrition Security of Children through Food Diversification of Nutri-Smart Village of Jabalpur District, India
Neelu Vishwakarma*, Rashmi Shukla, D. K. Singh and Alpana Sharma
KVK JNKVV, [MP] &, Jabalpur, India
*Corresponding author

In Indian diet the consumption of pulses has been decline in last decade. The major reasons of the low consumption of pulses includes the fact of lower pulses production, lack of knowledge of nutritional benefits of different types of pulses, limited knowledge of their nutritious recipes, value added products and their long preparation time. The present paper evaluate the impact of integrating various pulses nutrition intervention on programmes such as mix pulses (gram, black gram, green gram, pea and lentil) based foods such as chilla, sprouted salad and paratha on food diversification by under taken the activities –training, demonstration and awareness programme were carried out in nutri- smart village Sihoda of Jabalpur District (M.P.)during 2016-17 and 2017-18.Data was collected before and after intervention through interviews using a pre and post questionnaire containing information indicating the adequacy, quality and diversity of food material. Convergence programme implemented by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jabalpur along with women and child department includes introduction of pulse based recipes in Aganwadi centers. The intervention brought significant improvement in food and nutritional security in terms of frequency and consumption of pulses as well as food diversity. Data shows a liking of pulse food by 76%of the children and an increase in pulse consumption of Lentil, black gram,and green gram also recorded a positive to end over the period.

Keywords: Nutritional security, Food diversification, Value addition, Nutritious recipes, Food diversity

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Neelu Vishwakarma, Rashmi Shukla, D. K. Singh and Alpana Sharma. 2021. Nutrition Security of Children through Food Diversification of Nutri-Smart Village of Jabalpur District, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(1): 3198-3202. doi:
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