Poshan Branch


Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan 2.0, referred to as Poshan 2.0, is an Integrated Nutrition Support Programme aimed at combating malnutrition among children, adolescent girls, pregnant women, and lactating mothers. It emphasizes nutrition content, delivery, and a convergent ecosystem promoting health, wellness, and immunity.

Vision and Objectives:

Poshan 2.0 seeks to address the challenging situation of malnutrition among children up to the age of 6 years, and pregnant and lactating women.The Mission will focus on the fundamental importance of nutrition and early childhood care and education for the well-being, growth and development of children into healthy and productive adults.

Components of Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan 2.0

 With a view to address various gaps and shortcomings in the on-going nutrition programme and to improve implementation as well as to accelerate improvement in nutrition and child development outcomes, the existing scheme components have been re-organized under Poshan 2.0 into the primary verticals given below:

  • Nutrition Support for POSHAN through Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) for children of the age group of 06 months to 6 years, pregnant women and lactating mothers (PWLM); and for Adolescent Girls in the age group of 14 to 18 years in Aspirational Districts and North Eastern Region (NER);
  • Early Childhood Care and Education [3-6 years]and early stimulation for (0-3 years);
  • Anganwadi Infrastructure including modern, upgraded Saksham Anganwadi; and
  • Poshan Abhiyaan

Key Focus Areas:

Poshan 2.0 centers around Maternal Nutrition, Infant and Young Child Feeding Norms, Treatment of MAM/SAM. It stands on pillars of Convergence, Governance, and Capacity-building, with Poshan Abhiyan driving Outreach and innovations.

Components of Poshan 2.0:

Key components include Nutrition Support through Supplementary Nutrition Programme, Early Childhood Care and Education, Anganwadi Infrastructure, and Poshan Abhiyaan.


SI No. Title Download/View
1 Budget for the release of Salary/wages for the month of August and September. 2023 of contractual Staff deployed under Poshan for the F.Y 2023-24
2 Allocation of Budget for Poshan Maah and Poshan Pakhwada
3 Allocation of Budget for the release of Salary/wages for the month of june 2023 and july 2023 of contractual Staff deployed under POSHAN Abhiyaan for the F.Y 2023-24
4 Mission Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan 2.0
5 Palna Scheme under Mission Shakti
6 Creches transferred by Department of Urban Development
7 SSK Chhaya Center
8 NCS under Samarthya guidelines
9 UD Creches List
10 UD Guidelines
11 List of SSK-Chaaya Centre
12 Establishment Order
13 Template for reporting initiatives taken by States/UTs during Poshan Maah 2020
14 e-Booklet for Celebration of Rashtriya Poshan Maah under Poshan Abhiyaan 2020
15 e-Booklet for Celebration of Rashtriya Poshan Maah under Poshan Abhiyaan 2021
16 Directory of Creches
18 Saheli Samanvay Kendra(ALL)
19 Saheli Samanvay Kendra(Mahila Shakti Kendra)
20 Saheli Samanvay Kendra(Samvad)