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Health > Wheat Flour Fortification Project

Wheat Flour Fortification project supported by Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) implemented by BCT in two tribal block of Udaipur i.e., Salumber & Sarda with an aim to improve the micronutrient status of children, pregnant and nursing mothers using fortified wheat flour. Targeted population was distributed with wheat flour enriched with Iron, Folic Acid, Vitamin A & B12 through 400 small millers/chakkies.

This year various activities were performed by BCT team with 400 small millers & communities in order to sensitize and mobilize them towards the importance & consumption of fortified wheat flour, that includes Census & Registration, Re distribution of Premix to millers, 197 FDG’s & 42 Need Assessment Meetings, 168 Community & SHG Meetings, 60 School Awareness Activities, Advocacy 24 Workshops for Medical & Paramedic staff of PHC & CHC, 12 Mass Awareness Camps, 36 Street Plays & 120 Puppet Shows etc.

Association with “Avantha Nutrition Fellowship” through Avantha Foundation, Pune (wef. August 2013, for a period of 2 years): Avantha Fellow is assigned to work on Child Health & Nutrition issues exclusively targeting the fortification initiative areas of BCT in 2 tribal blocks named Sarada and Salumber of Udaipur District.