The Budget for National Nutrition Mission (Poshan Abhiyan) was presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Parliament.
The mission was allocated Rs. 3,000 crores in Budget 2018-19 and saw an increase of Rs. 400 crores with allocated budget Rs. 3,400 crores in Budget 2019-20.
The government’s flagship nutrition scheme Poshan Abhiyan aims to tackle malnutrition in India and efforts to expand the outreach of health and nutrition services among the slum-dwellers and migrant population.