The inaugural Outlook Poshan Innovation Awards-2019 was aimed at recognising the outstanding work of individuals/professionals and institutions in providing innovative solutions to tackling the scourge of malnutrition in India. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu presented the awards at the day-long ceremony at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, on August 3 2019, which was attended by a host of dignitaries from around the world. Famed geneticist, administrator and hunger-crusader Prof. MS Swaminathan was honoured with the "Living Legend" Award.
Outlook Group, one of the largest media houses in India and highly respected for its credible journalism, believes good nutrition has the potential to transform the Sustainable Development agenda and unleash India’s human capital potential, growth and productivity. In partnership with Project Concern International (PCI)/India, the Group launched 'Outlook Poshan' the first of its kind initiative in the field of nutrition by any media group, to bring about a transformative change in this sector.