VISAKHAPATNAM: Union Minister of State for HRD D. Purandeswari on Saturday inaugurated a programme of distribution of eggs to the Anganwadi centres in the district.

The Visakha Layers Farmers Welfare Association would distribute the eggs to the Anganwadi centres of the ICDS under a Central Government initiative to provide nutritious food to the children and pregnant and lactating women.

Minister for Tribal Welfare P. Balaraju, Collector J. Syamala Rao, NECC members were present.