I4N Workshop in Collaboration with GAIN
I4N at Global Millets Shree Anna Conference
TATA Power Award winning Moment
I4N with Organic India
IMPAct4Nutrition (I4N) is a knowledge and resource centre on nutrition. It is a business link to the
larger social movement around POSHAN Abhiyaan Jan Andolan. By running non financial engagements with corporates I4N aims to make every Indian adopt a healthy lifestyle. I4N, along with its partners, facilitates, activates and enables discussion & development for CSR and workplace nutrition.
MILLION EMPLOYEES ENGAGED
MILLION INDIVIDUALS REACHED
Supporting private sector to promote importance of health & nutrition
Businesses play a critical role in improving the nutrition of their Employees, customers and extended community. By promoting good health and nutrition, businesses can increase productivity, reduce sick days and enhance economic potential. The IMPAct4Nutrition (Initiative to Mobilize Private Action for Nutrition – I4N) platform was created to encourage greater participation from businesses in the Jan Andolan for nutrition. The platform serves as a central hub of knowledge and resources on nutrition and acts as a connection between businesses and the broader social movement surrounding POSHAN 2.0. I4N has engaged 422+ businesses in India, reaching more than 4.7 million employees and their families and an estimated 100 million+ individuals with improved nutrition literacy.
Why should the public and private sector join IMPAct4Nutrition?
Good Nutrition Is Good For Business
According to the “Copenhagen Consensus”, investing in nutrition is the best public health investment one can make. For every $1 of investment there is a return of $16 due to employee retention, dip in absenteeism and increased productivity.
Win-Win Investment Case For Companies
When you reach out to your employees and their families, your customers, partners and suppliers, and empower them to improve their nutritional status, you benefit your business. Being an employer who cares by running a business that is socially aware and responsible also contributes to nation building.
Direct Gains For Companies
- Recognized publicly as a Nutrition Champion
- Become an employer of choice
- Enhanced relations with government
- Unique program for your better workplace nutrition
- Business development and economic growth
- Handholding support and ideation for CSR program
How to get engaged with IMPACT4Nutrition
Sign the Pledge
Sign a simple commitment level pledge stating that your organization would be interested in non – financial commitment towards engaging towards good nutrition initiatives towards employees.
I4N will support all pledge partners for development of an engagement calendar in accordance with your thematic priorities that may include our experienced nutritionists impart knowledge on good Nutrition and healthy living.
(Assets for nutrition, CSR for Nutrition and Employees engagement for Nutrition).
ACE card accelerates behavior change towards improved nutrition literacy and dietary habits in the work ecosystem.
The ACE Card
Our Initiative Partners
What Our Partners Say
We are glad to be part of the UNICEF incubated Impact4Nutrition platform. At Urban Company, we are committed to ensuring Good Health & Well-being of our service professionals. Through the program, we will leverage our tech infrastructure to educate partners on what comprises good nutrition, healthy eating, and how food can help prevent and manage chronic diseases and health issues. Nutrition plays a critical role in one’s health and well-being, and we want to encourage our service professionals to make the right nutritional choices.
Director, Communications & ESG, Urban Company
After looking at NFHS-5 data of anaemia prevalence and our on-ground observation through a small experiment, we at Organic India Foundation devised a programme called ‘Anaemia Mukt Gaon’, similar to Anaemia Mukt Bharat. OIF have partnered with Impact4Nutrition initiative as pledged partner and through their technical expertise, we organized a knowledge sharing session during Poshan Maah 2022, for our on ground teams, which had helped understand and implement the initiative better. As part of OIF’s Community Wellness Programme, OIF is looking at villages of Azamgarh and Hamirpur districts of UP to work on ground in the benefit of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women.
Program Manager, ORGANIC INDIA
Our organization Spandan has also recently joined IMPAct4Nutrition with a motive to create a healthier and fitter India. The idea is at the heart to make a social impact. We believe “What goes around comes around,” so Spandan commits to promoting nutrition awareness among its stakeholder in order to foster healthier economies and communities.
Executive Director, Spandan Society
Good nutrition is synonymous with good health, a fact that cannot be stressed enough. This understanding fuels my excitement to join the IMPAct4Nutrition Advisory Board, a crucial initiative committed to enhancing health and wellbeing across businesses, employees, and communities. I am honored to offer my years of experience and knowledge to this nation-building mission. In the coming months, I anticipate engaging with the platform, exploring innovative solutions to address the critical nutrition issues facing India.
Head of Corporate Affairs & CSR, Fortis Healthcare Ltd
Quick Nutrition Tips
- Eat sparingly- foods high in fats should be eaten sparingly like packaged ones and processed foods.
- Eat moderately- foods high in protein content such as eggs, meat, cheese and other animal foods like dairy, pulses, etc should be taken in moderation.
- Eat adequately- grains or food groups high in carbs should be taken in adequate amounts to help with weight gain control.
- Eat liberally- foods rich in your vitamins, minerals, fiber content should be taken liberally.
Tip of the Month
“Instead of depriving yourself of favorite foods, moderation while eating can help in reducing craving and binge eating related to particular foods”
Recipe of the Month
- Bajra 20g
- Besan 30g
- Soya flour 20g
- Fenugreek leaves 30g
- Oil 10g
- Spices and condiments
- Kasuri methi 1⁄2 tsp
- Red chilli powder 1⁄2 tsp
- Salt to taste
Methods of preparation:
- Take besan, bajra flour and soya flour in a bowl and sieve them well.
- Wash and finely chop the fenugreek leaves and add to the flour mixture.
- Now to this add, kasuri methi, red chilli powder, salt to taste and with the help of water make a tight dough.
- Make 4 balls of equal size from the dough and flatten it over butter paper or plastic sheet.
- Now cook these flattened sheets of dough on a griddle. Use oil for greasing.
- Your delicious khakhras are ready to be served.
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