India’s premier nutrition research institute working under the aegis of Indian
Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,
Government of India.
To achieve optimal nutrition of vulnerable segments of population such as women
of reproductive age, children, adolescent girls and elderly by 2020.
To enable food and nutrition security conducive to good health, growth &
development and increase productivity through dedicated research, so as to
achieve the national nutrition goals set by the government of India in the
national nutrition policy.