Comprehensive Nutrition Program-Assam,Bihar,Karnataka,Madhya Pradesh,Punjab,Uttar Pradesh- CSR Projects India
 
 
 
 

More Projects

 

Comprehensive Nutrition Program

 
 

Organization : School Health Annual Report Programme (SHARP)

 
 

Location : Assam,Bihar,Karnataka,Madhya Pradesh,Punjab,Uttar Pradesh

 
 

Project Description

Our Comprehensive Nutrition Program spreads across three domains – divided on the basis of age, beneficiaries, and areas of intervention. It can be presented as the following: 

 

I. Maternal & Child Care Nutrition Program – focusing on the 1000 day period of life: 
Aimed at supporting Poshan Abhiyan (NNM) and Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK), our Maternal & Child Care Nutrition Program is running in 17 villages in Nabha Block, District Patiala in the state of Punjab. By means of enhancing the capacity of front line workers, community awareness, nutrition counseling, and health checkups, our program focuses on the special nutritional needs of mother and child during the 1000 days period.  We have reached over 425 pregnant mothers, 1441 lactating women, 1528 children below 2 years and 2344 adolescents. The project addresses the immediate and underlying causes of undernutrition in women, adolescent girls and children; increases access to health, nutrition and WASH resources; reduces anemia in targeted age groups; and reduces acute undernutrition in under-five children. Intervention activities include the adoption of Anganwadi Centers under ICDS, Involving men as Village Nutrition Champions, Generating community awareness and enhancing the capacity of field workers, Celebration of Poshan Maah (Nutrition Month) and International Breastfeeding Week, monthly VHSND celebrated with VHSND committees.

I. Maternal & Child Care Nutrition Program – focusing on the 1000 day period of life: 

Aimed at supporting Poshan Abhiyan (NNM) and Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK), our Maternal & Child Care Nutrition Program is running in 17 villages in Nabha Block, District Patiala in the state of Punjab. By means of enhancing the capacity of front line workers, community awareness, nutrition counseling, and health checkups, our program focuses on the special nutritional needs of mother and child during the 1000 days period.  We have reached over 425 pregnant mothers, 1441 lactating women, 1528 children below 2 years and 2344 adolescents. The project addresses the immediate and underlying causes of undernutrition in women, adolescent girls and children; increases access to health, nutrition and WASH resources; reduces anemia in targeted age groups; and reduces acute undernutrition in under-five children. Intervention activities include the adoption of Anganwadi Centers under ICDS, Involving men as Village Nutrition Champions, Generating community awareness and enhancing the capacity of field workers, Celebration of Poshan Maah (Nutrition Month) and International Breastfeeding Week, monthly VHSND celebrated with VHSND committees.


II. Child Nutrition & Healthcare Program -  Children of 5 years and above

The aim was to assess & improve the nutritional status of the primary school children (5-15 years) using anthropometric tools and food frequency questionnaire, thereby increasing awareness in 4 districts Sagar (M.P), Samastipur (Bihar), Gorakhpur (U.P) & Hubli (Karnataka). 1511 rural primary schools were covered with 2942 teachers trained and 1.5 lakh school children screened for age-specific BMI & micro-nutrient deficiencies. Various interactive school-based nutrition interventions were designed for children highlighting healthy and unhealthy nutrition, health & hygiene practices.


III. Adolescent Health, Sanitation and Nutrition Program – Children between 10-19 years of age : 

Adolescent Nutrition, health & Sanitation Program is a multi-state, multi-sector adolescent nutrition improvement project which invests in improving nutrition and WASH status of adolescent girls and boys (10-19 years) in four “Aspirational as identified by Niti Ayog (Bahraich in UP, Gaya in Bihar, Barpeta in Assam and Vidisha in MP) in line with the Poshan Abhiyaan and RKSK program of Govt. of India. With the objective to understand the nutritional status and trend among the adolescent in program area, the project substantially increase adolescent knowledge on nutritional needs, food diversity and WASH; and improve their access to weekly IFA supplementation in order to bring about a reduction in thinness (as per age-specific BMI) and anemia by using behavior change platforms.

 
 
 
 

Project Type : CSR

 
 

Special Features of Project

Community Responsive Action – Catering to the demands and needs of the local community we work in. 
Group Monitoring Charts, aiding in the scientific evaluation of SBCC at a group level.
Over 1 lakh WIFS tablets administered with government support. 
Installation of Nutrition Corner in Schools - Our animated peer champion shares important information on Nutrition, combining them with a storyboard, animated videos, and posters.
Facilitation of Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on Goal 2, 2.2 and Goal 3. 
Gap filling in Anganwadis and AFHCs along with renovation, up-gradation and providing of equipment. 
Target-specific renovation and Equipment providing, up-gradation of toilet facilities such as in the case of Ageti village AWC in Punjab. 
Special focus on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) facilities.
sage of IEC material and wall paintings to illustrate the importance of handwashing, and other nutrition-related infographics. 
Combining Tradition with Nutrition by observing Godh Bharai (Baby Shower) ceremonies in villages where baby warming kit and fruits were given as an incentive for women to attend counseling sessions on breastfeeding. 
Observation of Health Days such as National Nutrition Month and International Breastfeeding Week.
Installation of Hygiene Kits in Schools and AWCs.
Presentation and Recognition of Nutrition-related projects at several national and international conferences as well as worldwide journals. 
  • Community Responsive Action – Catering to the demands and needs of the local community we work in. 
  • Group Monitoring Charts, aiding in the scientific evaluation of SBCC at a group level.
  • Over 1 lakh WIFS tablets administered with government support. 
  • Installation of Nutrition Corner in Schools - Our animated peer champion shares important information on Nutrition, combining them with a storyboard, animated videos, and posters.
  • Facilitation of Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on Goal 2, 2.2 and Goal 3. 
  • Gap filling in Anganwadis and AFHCs along with renovation, up-gradation and providing of equipment. 
  • Target-specific renovation and Equipment providing, up-gradation of toilet facilities such as in the case of Ageti village AWC in Punjab. 
  • Special focus on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) facilities.
  • sage of IEC material and wall paintings to illustrate the importance of handwashing, and other nutrition-related infographics. 
  • Combining Tradition with Nutrition by observing Godh Bharai (Baby Shower) ceremonies in villages where baby warming kit and fruits were given as an incentive for women to attend counseling sessions on breastfeeding. 
  • Observation of Health Days such as National Nutrition Month and International Breastfeeding Week.
  • Installation of Hygiene Kits in Schools and AWCs.
  • Presentation and Recognition of Nutrition-related projects at several national and international conferences as well as worldwide journals. 
 
 

Project Donors and Partners

CSR Partners
 
 
 

Explore CSR Projects

Welfare of armed forces

Welfare of armed forces

Coal India Ltd (CIL)
COVID 19 Relief Activities

COVID 19 Relief Activities

Coal India Ltd (CIL)
Community Development

Community Development

Coal India Ltd (CIL)