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5 Impactful CSR-Funded Nutrition Initiatives Transforming Lives in India

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Amidst the ongoing challenges of malnutrition in India, several corporations have undertaken proactive measures through CSR-funded initiatives to address this critical issue. These projects not only aim to alleviate immediate nutritional deficiencies but also strive to establish sustainable practices for long-term impact. In this overview, we highlight five impactful projects that are actively driving change and fostering a healthier future for communities across India. From empowering students through nutrition education to providing nutritious meals to underprivileged children, these initiatives exemplify corporate commitment to addressing malnutrition comprehensively. Let’s delve into these projects and explore their significant contributions to building a healthier, more resilient India.

Mondelez India’s Eat Right School Initiative

Mondelez India’s Eat Right School Initiative is a comprehensive program aimed at empowering communities through comprehensive nutrition education initiatives across 200 schools in India. The initiative has had a profound impact on 100,000 beneficiaries, including 46,000 students, 13,500 educators, and countless parents across the 200 schools nationwide. The program encompasses tailored curriculum development, awareness events, and infrastructure enhancement.

Mondelez

Mondelez India’s Eat Right Initiative has partnered with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) Eat Right School Program to certify schools and implement tailored curriculum and training programs. They have conducted 400 engagements, including school health camps, to foster holistic healthy lifestyles within schools and communities. The initiative has also established Sehat clubs and undertaken sensitization of school management committees to promote healthy eating practices and wellness initiatives.

Nissan Motor India & Akshaya Patra Foundation Partnership

Addressing the food and nutrition needs of underprivileged children in New Delhi, Nissan Motor India collaborated with the Akshaya Patra Foundation. This partnership has had a significant impact, providing 50 lakh nutritious meals to over 49,000 students, enhancing their academic performance and overall well-being.
Nissan
The initiative involves extensive meal distribution across 300 schools, complemented by community engagement efforts to promote sustainable nutrition practices and long-term health benefits for the children and their families.

LG India’s Life’s Good Nutrition Program

LG India partnered with the Akshaya Patra Foundation and Annapoorna Trust to combat childhood malnutrition comprehensively in 808 government schools across India. The program has benefited over 59,202 children by providing them with nutritious meals, emphasizing holistic growth and cognitive development.

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The initiative involves collaboration with the Midday Meal and Morning Nutrition programs, ensuring a well-rounded approach to addressing nutritional deficiencies and fostering a healthier future generation of children.

Tata Motors’ Arogya Health Initiative

Tata Motors’ flagship corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, Arogya, focuses on combating malnutrition among children aged 0 to 6 years, with a comprehensive approach to healthcare. The initiative has had a significant impact, providing supplementary diets, healthcare services, and behavioral change interventions to benefit 5,31,137 individuals and their communities.

TATA Motors

The program involves extensive awareness campaigns, antenatal/postnatal services, and curative healthcare interventions aimed at addressing nutritional deficiencies and improving overall health outcomes for children and their families.

Greenpanel Industries & Akshaya Patra Foundation Collaboration

Greenpanel Industries partnered with the Akshaya Patra Foundation to provide nutritious mid-day meals to government school children in Nellore and Kuppam regions of India. The initiative has served over 3.19 lakh meals to more than 2,016 children, aiming to enhance their overall well-being and educational outcomes.

Greenpanel

The collaboration involves long-term feeding programs, coupled with community engagement efforts, ensuring sustained impact on children’s health and quality of life, laying the foundation for a brighter future for these underprivileged students.