PV Desk : National Vitamin-A Plus campaign is being observed across the country Saturday (December 23), to feed the children a life-saving capsule.
Under the campaign, over 2.21 crore children aged between six months to 59 months will be fed the vitamin capsule to prevent childhood blindness and reduce child mortality.
The children aged between six months and 11 months will be given capsule with blue color while children aged between 12 and 59 months will be administered with red color capsule.
In Rajshahi, Mayor Mosaddek Hossain Bulbul opened the campaign, at the Nagar Bhaban early in the morning. Around 3.5 lakh children have been targeted to feed the capsule in Rajshahi.