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NITI Aayog Launches ‘Poshan Gyan’, a National Digital Repository on Health and Nutrition

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NITI Aayog Launches‘Poshan Gyan’

On April 13, 2021, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog launched the Website ‘Poshan Gyan’ which is a National Digital Repository on Health & Nutrition. It has been developed in collaboration with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) & Centre for Social and Behaviour Change (CSBC), Ashoka University.

  • It has a collection of communication materials created by government agencies & other development organizations for tackling the challenges of knowledge awareness and behaviour change in the nutrition sector.
  • Poshan Gyan repository was conceptualized as a resource, enabling search of communication materials on 14 thematic areas of health and nutrition.
  • It covers topics like antenatal care, complementary feeding, adolescent health, diet diversity, anemia prevention and others.
  • The content for the repository has been sourced from the Ministries of Health and Family Welfare & Women and Child Development and other developmental organizations.
  • The repository introduces unique crowdsourcing features & highlights the ‘Theme of the Month’.

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i.November 21, 2020, 6 International Organizations including FIGO, UNICEF India, FOGSI & 3 other organizations have partnered to strengthen the implementation of the POSHAN Abhiyaan.

About Centre for Social and Behaviour Change (CSBC)

Director – Pavan Mamidi
Head quarter – New Delhi, Delhi

About Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF):

Co-Chairs – Bill Gates & Melinda Gates
CEO – Mark Suzman
Headquarters – Seattle, Washington, USA