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NITI AAYOG LAUNCHES ‘POSHAN GYAN’, A DIGITAL REPOSITORY ON HEALTH, NUTRITION

NITI AAYOG LAUNCHES ‘POSHAN GYAN’, A DIGITAL REPOSITORY ON HEALTH, NUTRITION

Context

Recently, NITI Aayog, in partnership with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Centre for Social and Behaviour Change, Ashoka University launched Poshan Gyan, a national digital repository on health and nutrition.

Details

About Poshan Gyan

  • The Poshan Gyan repository was conceptualized as a resource, empowering the inquiry of correspondence materials on 14 thematic areas of health and nourishment across assorted dialects, media types, target crowds and sources.
  • The repository introduces a unique crowdsourcing feature that allows anyone to submit communication material for inclusion on the website, followed by a review by a designated committee.
  • The portal highlights the “Theme of the Month” (in line with MoHFW and MoWCD guidelines to promote key topics) and the “Most Downloaded Media” (as a way to learn about the materials that are most preferred by audiences).
  • It also provides links to other important sites and resources, such as the webpages of MoHFW, MoWCD, NITI Aayog, AnemiaMukt Bharat, EatRightIndia and others.

About NITI Aayog

  • NITI Aayog is a Government agency for formulating policies and was established in 2015 to replace the Planning Commission.
  • Chairperson: Prime Minister
  • Vice Chairperson: Rajiv Kumar
  • CEO: Amitabh Kant

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