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Unless otherwise indicated, this website and its contents are the property of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, a society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 having its registered office at Kailas Darshan, Kennedy Bridge, Nana Chowk, Mumbai 400 007, India.

  • If you provide personal information Poshan may store this information manually and/or electronically. By supplying this information you are consenting to Poshan holding and using it for the purposes for which it was provided. Information provided will be kept for as long as is necessary to fulfil that purpose.

  • We may also collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and for our webmasters. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns which does not identify any individual and allows us to ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer and/or wireless or mobile device.

  • Personal information provided to Poshan by you will only be used for the purposes stated when the information is requested. Personal information will not be sold to third parties, or provided to direct marketing companies or other such organisations without your permission. Personal information collected and/or processed by Poshan is held in accordance with the provisions of India laws.

  • Demographical and statistical information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of the Poshan's website. Any disclosure of this information will be in aggregate form and will not identify individual users.

  • Information which you provide to us will ordinarily be stored on our servers or those of third party contractors, some of whom host and/or operate certain features of the website. Accordingly, information that we collect from you may be collected in or transferred to a destination outside India and processed by staff operating there for one of our contractors. By submitting personal information, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

  • We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty or in receipt of a request by a government or regulatory authority, our insurers or lawyers to disclose or share such information in order to comply with any legal obligation or to protect the rights, property or safety of Poshan, its members or others.

  • Our web pages use "cookies" and cookies may also be set by third party websites.  A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place on your computer or mobile device.  These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allow us to improve our website.  We may use different types of cookies, such as strictly necessary cookies, performance cookies and functionality cookies; most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through browser settings.

  • The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance of India gives you certain rights with regard to accessing information held about you.

  • Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy will be posted on our website.

  • Any queries or concerns about privacy on this website or the use of cookies should be sent to us at the contact address on our website.


About Poshan

The Poshan program is conducted under the aegis of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, in partnership with the Ministry of Women and Child Development, HealthPhone™, UNICEF and with support from Vodafone.

The objective of this nationwide campaign against malnutrition is to address issues of status of women, the care of pregnant mothers and children under two, breastfeeding and the importance of balanced nutrition and health. The focus is on women between 13 and 35 years of age and their family members.

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