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Government of India
Ministry of Women and Child Development
05-May-2016 18:22 IST
Stakeholders Consultations Held For Policy On Food Fortification

A consultation with Stakeholders was held to evolve a comprehensive policy including draft regulations on micronutrient fortification. A taskforce is constituted for recommending actions/ regulations on food fortification.

Food fortification is done in some States and UTs including Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat etc. Further, fortified food is also given under ICDS in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

This information was given by the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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