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World Food Day: Here's What The Akshaya Patra Foundation Aims For

Oct 16, 2021 Subhadra Menon

Here comes an interview with Mr Sundeep Talwar, CMO, The Akshaya Patra Foundation.

RAHI Khichdi Mix Targets Hunger And Nutrition Of Millions Amid COVID

Aug 09, 2020 Lola Nayar

Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI) has served over 2.5 million meals to vulnerable groups in 38 districts across 9 states in the country worst hit by COVID and subsequent lockdown. Dola Mohapatra, Executive Director, RAHI, tells LoLa Nayar that nearly 85% of the ready-to-cook meals were provided to the migrant population.

A Skilling Program For Food Processing To Help India Prosper

While India is a top producer of several farm products, it still lags behind its neighbours such as Thailand and Vietnam in the area of food processing.

As India Grows Economically, Pulses Production and Consumption Is Bound To Increase, Says NAFED Chief

Sanjiv Kumar Chadha, Managing Director, National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) in a conversation with Outlook Poshan’s Charupadma Pati, talks about how government schemes over the last five years has incentivized farmers to improve pulses production in the country and enabled more people to consume protein-rich diet

04 February, 2020

Millets Gaining Ground As Healthy Options For Those Suffering From Lifestyle Diseases

Lola Nayar

Awareness about the benefits of these healthy grains is creating a situation where demand is increasing almost every year by 20% to 22%, says Dr Vilas A. Tonapi, Director, ICAR — Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad, in an interview to Lola Nayar. Excerpts…

19 December, 2019

“We Have To Be Monomaniacs On A Mission:” Lawrence Haddad

Why Everyone Needs To Come Together And Act Now To Overcome Malnutrition And Meet The Sustainable Development Goals Of 2030


25 September, 2019

Sustainability Makes Good Business Sense For Farmers: Dan Alluf

Syed Saad Ahmed

In conversation with MASHAV agriculture counsellor Dan Alluf about how Israel has harnessed technology to boost nutrition security and its collaborations with the Indian government and farmers

19 August, 2019

Dr Parmeet Kaur, Chief Dietitian, Dept of Dietetics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi

Charupadma Pati

An exclusive interview with Dr Parmeet Kaur, chief dietitian, Dept of Dietetics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, on nutrition transition, wrong food choices and our health woes.

27 July, 2019

'Nutrition Now Plays A Key Role In Global Agenda'

Charupadma Pati

Dr Umesh Kapil is a professor of epidemiology at the Institute of Liver And Biliary Sciences, Delhi. He has been a professor of Public Health Nutrition at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, earlier.

05 July, 2019

Video | Most People Don't See Nutrition As A Challenge

Outlook Web Bureau

What’s the biggest challenge that faces India today, we asked. They listed out everything, except those that should matter the most to them. A simple experiment by the Outlook Poshan team.


04 April, 2019

Through Our Nutrition Intervention Programme In Nandurbar, Amravati, We Are Investing In The Future: Reckitt Benckiser's Ravi Bhatnagar

Ranjana Narayan

As part of the programme, the company aims to reduce child stunting by 40 per cent and wasting by 95 percent in the 1,000 villages over five years.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz