Nutri Care Mobile Application: District Collector Launched on 14th March 2022 @ Tiruvallur
IRCDS and Children Believe has jointly developed a Nutri - Care Mobile Application with the funding support of Taiwan Aid for Children and families. This mobile App. is a one stop platform for all information to be available for the facilitators to work with the parents and caretakers and on the other hand very simple and appropriate information to be available for the parents directly. This mobile App has been launched by the Tiruvallur District Collector Dr. Alby John Varghese, I.A.S in the presence of District Program Officer, ICDS ( Dept. of Social Welfare), Ms. Nancy J Anabel, Country Director, Children Believe and Ms.Lavanya Kesavaraj, Program Manager, Children Believe. Ms. Juliana Jin, Director, TAIPEI Economic and Cultural Centre, Chennai has delivered a special address. Prof. Hemamalini, HoD, Clinical Nutrition Dept, Sri Ramachandra university, Poondi Block Medical Officer, Anganwadi workers, Health Nurses, ECCD group members, village volunteers are participated. Bala Mandir Research Foundation and Sri Ramachandra University extended technical support to develop this App.
District Collector delivered Inaugural address “IRCDS is extending very good cooperation with District Administration and Govt. departments for addressing the needs of the people. This app will be highly helpful for creating impact among ANC/ PNC mothers and children .This app will be pilot tested in Poondi Block, then it will be scaled up across the district based on the learning. He appreciated the initiatives of Taiwan Aid, Children Believe and IRCDS.