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Indian experiences of private sector engagement in nutrition-Dr Rajan Sankar (Tata Trusts) speaks

By ENN On 18 May 2017
 
Indian experiences of private sector engagement in nutrition-Dr Rajan Sankar (Tata Trusts) speaks
 



Dr Charulatha Banerjee, ENN’s Asia Regional Knowledge Management Specialist caught up with Dr Rajan Sankar, Director of Nutrition at Tata Trusts to understand more about philanthropic business networks in India, and how nutrition fits in with the corporate social responsibility (CSR) agenda. 

Dr Sankar discusses Tata Trusts philanthropic work and shared some opinions on how nutrition NGOs and private sector can work together. He also shared some of the opportunities and challenges that have arisen from the new CSR law introduced in India requiring all corporates to contribute 2% of profits to CSR.

The main points of his talk are:

  • Malnutrition as a challenge in India
  • Tata Trusts’work to address the challenge
  • Government and other partnerships for nutrition and food fortification projects
  • How companies are gardually taking interest in nutrition projects in CSR
  • Food fortification programme in India
  • Action-oriented projects to address malnutrition

    Video Credit: ENN
 
Tag : CSR Nutrition Philanthropy Tata Trust Malnutrition Food
 
 
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