Release of the Report The Growth of Ultra-processed Foods in India: An Analysis of Trends, Issues and Policy Recommendations
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Release of the Report
The Growth of Ultra-processed Foods in India:
An Analysis of Trends, Issues and Policy Recommendations

Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2023, Venue: ICRIER, Conference Hall, 4th Floor, Core 6A,
India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003

PROGRAMME: Time – 02:30 pm to 05:30 pm


02:30 pm – 03:00 pm : Registration

03:00 pm – 03:30 pm : Welcome Address & Chair: Dr Yutaro Setoya, Team Lead (NCDs and Co Morbidities), World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office for India

Keynote Address: Dr. Bharati Kulkarni, Scientist G & Head, Reproductive and Child Health and Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) [ Download Presentation ]

Release of the Report by the Dignitaries.

03:30 pm – 04:00 pm : Presentation of the Key Findings of the Report by the Authors
Dr. Arpita Mukherjee, Professor, ICRIER; Mr. Dripto Mukhopadhyay, External Consultant, ICRIER; Ms. Eshana Mukherjee, Research Associate, ICRIER, and Dr. Rachita Gupta, National Professional Officer (Nutrition), WHO [ Download Presentation]

04:00 pm – 05:00 pm : Panel Discussion on “Taking India Towards Nutrition Security and Healthy Diet: Gaps and Way Forward”
Moderator: Dr. Subba Rao M. Gavaravarapu, Scientist ‘F’ & Head, Nutrition Information, Communication & Health Education (NICHE) – Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Panelists:
• Shri Hemant Kumar Meena, Deputy Secretary (WCD), NITI Aayog, Government of India
• Dr. Seema Puri, Former Professor, Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi
• Dr. Rijo M. John, Associate Professor, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences
• Mr. Harsh Hiroo Gursahani, Partner, PLR Chambers
• Mr. Jagdish Prasad Meena, Secretary General, Indian Beverage Association & Former Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industry (MoFPI)
• Prof. Bejon Kumar Misra, Founder Director, Patient Safety and Access Initiative of India Foundation Private Limited & International Consumer Policy Expert

05:00 pm – 05:20 pm : Interactions with Closed Door Participants and Question & Answer

05:20 pm – 05:30 pm : Vote of Thanks by Ms. Eshana Mukherjee, Research Associate, ICRIER

05:30 pm : High Tea

22 Aug, 2024