· Fortune SuPoshan Project aims to control the spread of malnutrition and anemia and reaches to over 2.60 lakh households across 14 locations in India
· Fortune SuPoshan is an initiative of Adani Wilmar, implemented by Adani Foundation
· Supported by Dalmia Bharat Foundation – the CSRBOX initiative aims to identify high-impact CSR projects
India, 15th November 2022:, Adani Wilmar Limited (AWL), one of the largest and fastest-growing packaged food FMCG companies in India has been awarded the ‘CSR Project of the Year’ at the 8th CSR Impact Awards 2022. The company’s flagship CSR initiative by Adani Wilmar– Fortune SuPoshan was recognized by CSRBOX for nourishing communities and controlling the spread of malnutrition across 14 locations in India along with their implementing partners Adani Foundation, the CSR arm of the Adani Group. The award was conferred on the 15th of November, 2022 during the India CSR Summit 2022 in New Delhi.
The event was graced by esteemed dignitaries such as Dr. Bhagwat Karad, State Minister of Finance, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Bhubaneswar Kalita, Vice President Chairman – Rajya Sabha, Chairman, Committee on Health and Family Welfare, Major General Amit Loomba, Additional Director General, Ceremonials & Welfare, Indian Army and Pankaj Rastogi, Trustee, Dalmia Bharat Foundation, CEO, Dalmia Bharat Sugar and Industries Limited among others.
Staying true to the company’s motto – ‘For a healthy growing nation’, Angshu Mallick, Managing Director and CEO – Adani Wilmar Ltd. said, “As we complete 6 years of a journey dedicated to empowering communities across India, we are delighted that the Fortune SuPoshan Project has been recognized and celebrated at such an esteemed forum, for its phenomenal accomplishments. With presence across 14 locations in India, we are spreading knowledge and awareness about healthy dietary habits by closely coordinating with various stakeholders, from Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), Women & Child Development (WCD) and supports the over-arching central government program of Poshan Abhiyaan. Our village volunteers, SuPoshan Sanginis works hand-in-hand with the Anganwadi workers. We aspire to continue working towards our core mission, which is to improve health and nutrition status of acute malnourished children, adolescent girls as well as pregnant and lactating women. Further, we aim to create an ecosystem of sustainable resources that will help catalyze socio-economic development across regions, primarily through women empowerment.”
Adani Wilmar’s Fortune Suposhan Project is a one-of-its-kind initiative that has been taking major strides in erasing the nutritional deficiency footprint. The ground-breaking mission against malnutrition and anemia follows an integrated community-based model. As part of the program, the company has been successful in empowering over 260,000 households across 14 locations in India.
CSR Impact Awards aims to acknowledge and recognize high-impact CSR projects conducted by companies in India from across 16 categories. More than 2500 delegates from the development sector attended the summit, including representatives from Corporates, Non-profits, and Government Agencies. Held in New Delhi, the event 8th edition of the awards ceremony was attended by highly esteemed Secretary-Level Bureaucrats from the Governments of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, and the Central Government.
Adani Wilmar is one of the fastest-growing FMCG companies in the country. Besides a range of edible oils, its offerings include rice, atta, sugar, besan, ready-to-cook khichdi, soya chunks, and others.
For more information, visit https://www.adaniwilmar.com/ and www.suposhan.in