Fortified Rice is available in Schools and Anganwadi Centres in all 22 districts of Haryana and is made available to children through different recipes under PM-POSHAN in schools and Supplementary Nutrition Programme at the Anganwadi Centres
The Food and Civil Supplies Department with support of World Food Programme has done several trainings across the state and have trained different stakeholders on Rice fortification scheme and have sensitize them to burst common myths and misconceptions.
These include training of State and district officials of Department of Food & Civil Supplies, Department of Elementary Education, Department of Women and Child Development, FCI officials and DM and food inspectors of HAFED and HWC. Also, 70% rice millers in the State have been trained and 50% FRK manufacturers have been sensitized on rice Fortification. A pool of master trainers has also been created for Department of Food & Civil Supplies, Department of Elementary Education, and Department of Women and Child Development. These master trainers will further train remaining district and block officials and create awareness among schools, AWCs and community. These trainings were conducted with technical support provided by World Food Programme.
Technical assistance support to the state department is provided by monthly supportive supervision visits to districts to monitor production, storage and distribution sites, on site capacity building & corrective action and sharing of findings at state and central level for further corrective actions.