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SUPPLEMENTARY NUTRITION

  • In Tamilnadu , Complementary Food containing amylase activity is provided for 300 days in a year under Supplementary Nutrition Programme to ICDS beneficiaries in the age group of 6 months to 3 years, Pregnant Women & Lactacting Mothers.
  • Further Adolescent Girls in 9 districts are also provided with Complementary Food containg amylase activity as Supplementary Nutrition under Rajiv Gandhi scheme of Empowerment of Adolescent Girls(SABLA) for 300 days in a year.
  • Category Quantity of Complimentary food being provided per day (Grams) Cost per beneficiary per day (Rupees) Protein (Grams) Energy (KCAL)
    Children 6-36 Months 130 8.30 12.67 500
    Children 6-36 Months (Severely malnourished) 190 12.14 18.52 732
    Pregnant Women and Nursing Mothers 160 10.22 15.60 616



    COMPOSITION OF COMPLEMENTARY FOOD CONTAINING AMYLASE ACTIVITY

    Item No. Particulars Kgs
    1. Wheat/Maize/Bajra(kambu) Flour 52
    2. Malted Ragi Flour 5
    3. Bengal Gram Dhal Flour 12
    4. Powdered jaggery 30
    5. Minerals and Vitamins 1
    Total 100
                         
                Further in Tamilnadu, Hot Cooked Noon meal is provided as Supplementary Nutrition to 2-5 years children under ICDS Scheme for 365 days in a year.