Andhra Pradesh State Nutrition council

The Secretary, Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India, New Delhi in her D.O. Letter addressed to Chief Secretary requested for early constitute the State Nutrition council.

The Commissioner, Women Development & Child Welfare Department, A.P. Hyderabad informed that the Government of India have requested to constitute the State nutrition council to develop a nutrition strategy addressing state specific challenges to ensure effective implementation of nutrition programmes by different sectors and to oversee enforcement of legislation like Food Security Bill, IMS act etc.,

After careful examination of the above proposal, the Government hereby constituted State Nutrition Council/Committee for State level with the
following members:


State Honorable Chief Minister – Chairman

Concerned Minister of the Department – Member

Principal Secretary to Government

Dept. for Women, Children, Disabled & Senior Citizens- Member

Director, National Institute of Nutrition – Member

Technical Director, Food & Nutrition Board – Member

Managing Director, A.P.Foods, Hyderabad – Member

02-representatives of leading NGO’s – Members

02-Nutritional experts / Professional bodies/

Colleges/Universities. – Members

State Representative, UNICEF – Member

CEO, SERP, PR&RD Department – Member

Mission Director, NRHM, Family Welfare Dept. – Member

Commissioner, Tribal Welfare Department – Member

Commissioner, Civil supplies Department – Member

Commissioner, Women Development & Child Welfare Department – Member/ Convener

The Commissioner, Women Development & Child Welfare Department,
Hyderabad shall take necessary action in the matter.

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