In Jammu and Kashmir, Lt. Governor G.C. Murmu today launched Student Health Card scheme in Jammu. In his address Lt. Gov. said that MidDay meal was launched for the needy school going children so that malnutrition can be prevented.
He said that now Student Health card scheme will also prove to be very beneficial because it will ensure regular checkup of school-going children.
He said that the regular health checkup facility at school level will ensure good health of students. He further said that Health is also as important as Education.
He further said that the aim of this scheme is to ensure good health of every school-going children and parents should be made aware of the benefits of this scheme. This programme was today organised by Directorate of Mid Day Meal, School Education Department in association with National Health Mission today at Teachers Bhavan Jammu.