AUGUST 3, 2019
10.30 am

Guest Registration

11.35 am - 11.40 am

Poshan Spotlight

What’s new in nutrition?

Challenge, convergence and collaboration.


Gaurav Jain,Senior Vice President, AMESA, Reckitt Benckiser Health

11.40 am -11.45 am

Welcome address


Indranil Roy, Chief Executive Officer, Outlook Group

11.45 am - 12.10 pm

Closing the Food Gap: Barriers to bringing Nutrition to Food-Insure

Inaugural Speaker

Honourable CM of Chhattisgarh - Shri Bhupesh Baghel

12.10 pm - 12.20 pm

Livelihood Patterns Affecting Nutrition

Dr(Ms) Manjeet Kaur Bal, Team Leader – Chhattisgarh, Samerth Trust

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm

Poshan Inspiration

Swachh Shuposhit Bharat

Bringing the country back on track


Basanta Kumar Kar, Country Director at Project Concern International (PCI) and a Transform Nutrition Champion

12:30 pm - 12:40 pm

How better data can take nutrition to the next level

Why we need to get serious about it


Arjan de Wagt, Chief - Nutrition Section, UNICEF India

12:40 pm - 01:10 pm

Poshan Crossfire

Evidence-based nutrition?

Cutting through the confusion and controversy


Shawn K. Baker, Director of Nutrition at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Hisham Mundol, Executive Director, India and Child Protection, Children's Investment Fund Foundation(CIFF)

01:10 pm - 01:30 pm

Poshan Tomorrow

The Poshan Jan Andolan

Making people’s movement the driving force behind a policy


Ananya Awasthi, Assistant Director, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health- India Research Center

01:30 pm - 02:20 pm


02:20 pm - 02:50 pm

Poshan Pitch Perfect

New Tech to Address Malnutrition

Moderator: Kalpana Beesabathuni, Global Lead, Technology & Entrepreneurship, Sight and Life


Dr Yogesh Patil, Co-Founder and director of Biosense

Taranjeet Singh Bhamra, CEO, AgNext

Shantanu Pathak, Co-Founder, CareNx

02:50 pm - 03:05 pm

Poshan Showtime

Making nutrition your lifestyle


Sanjeev Kapoor, Padma Shri and Celebrity Chef

Naveen Anand , Senior Director Marketing -South Asia, Oriflame

03:05 pm - 03:10 pm

Need of Ethonography Studies on Addressing Challenges of Malnutrition


Ravi Bhatnagar, Director, External Affairs and Partnerships AMESA - Reckitt Benckiser India Pvt Ltd

Aditya Sood, CEO, VIHARA

03.10 pm – 03.30 pm

Journey of POSHAN Abhiyaan


Dr Rajesh Kumar, IAS
Chair of the Outlook Poshan Awards Jury

03:30 pm - 04:00 pm

Disrupting the paradigm

Making nutrition a household word


Dr Alok Kumar, IAS, Advisor - NITI Aayog

Dr Rajan Sankar, Advisor - Nutrition, TATA Trusts

Dr Purvi Mehta, Head of Asia - Agriculture, BMGF

Mr Devjit Mittra, Vice President, Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives

Moderator: Ananya Awasthi, Assistant Director - Harvard India Research Centre, Harvard T. H. Chat School of Public Health

04:00 pm - 04:20 pm

Poshan Chat

Interaction with the Jury

04.30 pm

Welcome speech by
Shri Ruben Banerjee, Editor-in-Chief, Outlook

04.35 pm

Speech by
Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Hon'ble Union Minister, Ministry of Women and Child Development & Textiles

04.45 pm

Presentation of Poshan Awards by the Hon'ble Vice President of India

04.55 pm

Address by Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon'ble Vice President of India

05.25 pm

Vote of Thanks by Shri Indranil Roy, CEO, Outlook