Nutrition and Behavior Change

At the request of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Harvard Chan and India Research Center have partnered with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to document and evaluate “promising practices” for social and behavioural change communications (SBCC) to promote Jan Andolan.

Led by Dr. Vish Viswanath of Harvard Chan, the project aims to delineate current SBCC strategies, that are being used to promote nutrition seeking behaviours within the communities, identify ‘promising practices’ for Jan Andolan that are geographically and culturally proximal to people and disseminate the best strategies for context specific mass mobilization including effective media, channels and strategic messaging that can be used to scale and promote Jan Andolan.