Considering that there is a need to increase awareness regarding nutrition, Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi declared on Sunday that September would be the 'Nutrition Month' for the whole nation.
During his monthly radio program "Mann ki Baat" Prime Minister said, “For our children and our students to display their optimum potential, show their mettle; nutrition and proper nourishment play a very big role. The month of September will be observed as ‘Nutrition Month’ in the entire nation."
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He further added, “We have a maxim - ‘Yatha Annam Tatha Mannam’ which means our mental and intellectual development is directly related to the quality of our food intake. There is a need to increase awareness of nutrition. The schools must introduce ‘nutrition monitor’ like the class monitor to raise awareness.”