Kan Sikul, Kan Huan – My School, my farm

  1. Kan Sikul, Kan Huan (My School, My Farm) is an initiative of District Administration of Lawngtlai, Mizoram.
  2. The aim of the initiative is to make every school, Anganwadi, Child care institution and hostel in Lawngtlai, self-sufficient in local variety of fruits and vegetables by March 2020.
  3. By doing so, the initiative seeks to reduce malnutrition among children. Lawngtlai has 35.3% stunted, 21.3% underweight and 5.9% severely wasted children under 5 — highest in Mizoram.
  4. The initiative is a convergence of Centre’s Poshan Abhiyan with regular activities of departments such as Agriculture and Horticulture.
  5. The Poshan Abhiyan is a multi-ministerial convergence mission with the vision to ensure attainment of malnutrition free India by 2022.