The Nutrition Resource Platform (NRP) is an initiative of the Child Development and Nutrition Bureau of the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD), Government of India, developed with the aim to collect, collate and make available resources and materials on nutrition and child development to diverse stakeholders such as Nutrition & Child Care professionals, Frontline Workers like Anganwadi Workers, Policy Makers and Implementers, Academia, Grass Root Organizations as well as National and International Organization working in the field of Nutrition and Child Care.
NRP is an interactive knowledge resource base which facilitates real quick time interaction, exchange of ideas, discussions between Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) and other stakeholders to promote a better understanding of the existing and the newer researches in the field of nutrition and child care. Besides policy makers and academia, NRP will act as a platform for improved communication among and with stakeholders including front-line workers on the issue of nutrition and child care. NRP imparts user-friendly services to front-line workers through interactive IT and mobile/telephony service networks.
NRP also provides an opportunity for individuals and organizations to join the ever-growing network as well as groups to participate in the discussions and receive the latest updates.
The NRP functions as part of Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) and National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD) with National Informatics Centre (NIC) providing technical, IT logistics and hosting support. It would also have linkages with important institutions of repute such National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Nutrition Foundation of India (NFI) and Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI) and others.