The government of Jammu and Kashmir has begun the process of conducting health check-ups for students in government schools in the Kashmir valley and in the winter zone areas of the Jammu region, stated officials. They further confirmed that the exercises were launched on Monday with the Mid-Day Meal Mission Directorate and the National Health Mission working in cooperation for the development of government school students in the area.
The schools in Jammu and Kashmir have reopened for higher classes from the month of February 2021.
The programme is being initiated in all government schools in association with the National Health Mission as part of Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram. All government schools will maintain a proper health record of all enrolled students, and about 12 lakh health cards have been distributed so far. Major information in these cards will include children’s immunisation record, their biannual examination record, deficiency diseases, and developmental delays.
Jammu and Kashmir govt starts health check-ups for students to track their development
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