Chandigarh:On the occasion of National Girl Child Day, President of Gurmat Prachar Society and Ayurvedacharya Dr. Sukhinder Yogi started an awareness campaign. This campaign was started to save girls from anemia. During the recent study of the National Family Health Survey, it was found that 55 percent of adolescent girls i.e. 10 to 19 years of age are anaemic. These figures found during the National Family Health Survey are shocking. Assam has maximum anemia. Society will spread awareness to 1 lac girls about anemia in government and private schools of Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab by organising awareness talks , free screening and distributing free nutrition kits , said Dr Yogi , who will also be rewarded for his services to ayurveda at House of Lords UK later this month

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