The Power Of Poshan

August 16, 2019

The award winners with Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and other dignitaries

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu delivering his speech at the function

Bhupesh Baghel, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.

Prof. M. S. Swaminathan, Founder, M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, was honoured with the Outlook Poshan Living Legend Award; (inset) his daughter Prof Nitya Rao receiving the award on his behalf from the Vice President.

Shawn K. Baker, Director of Nutrition at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) with Hisham Mundol of Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)

Dr. R. Hemlatha along with Dr. A. Laxmaiah of the National Institute of Nutrition, receiving the award from the Vice President of India

Rajesh Kumar, IAS, Former Mission Director, POSHAN Abhiyaan and Jury Chair

Dr. Manjeet Kaur Bal with the Chhattisgarh CM

Ruben Banerjee, Editor-in-Chief, Outlook, addressing the gathering

Outlook Poshan Award Jury Members with Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu.

Basanta Kar, Country Directer, Project Concern International with Dr Rajan Sankar, Senior Adviser-Nutrition, Tata Trusts

Shri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Vice Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation

Dr. Alok I Ranjan – Country Lead, Nutrition, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Alok Kumar, Health and Nutrition Advisor, NITI Aayog

Ravi Bhatnagar – Director, External Affairs & Partnerships AMESA – Reckitt Benckiser India Pvt Ltd.

A section of the audience at the Outlook Poshan Awards.

Santosh Nair, Doodle Artist, IPE Global

Abdul Rahim, Chief Knowledge Officer, IPE Global

Kalpana Beesabathuni, Global Lead, Technology & Entrepreneurship, Sight and Life

Arjan de Wagt, Chief Nutrition (UNICEF)

Naveen Anand, Senior Director, Marketing, Oriflame South Asia, with Sanjeev Kapoor, Celebrity Chef

Dr Purvi Mehta, Head of Asia, Agriculture, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Smruti Ranjan Pradhan, IAS, Director - Odisha Livelihood Mission, receiving the award from the Vice President of India.

Gaurav Jain, Senior Vice President, AMESA, Reckitt Benckiser Health, with his wife Swati Jain