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India urgently needs a national salt reduction strategy if it has...

On the occasion of World salt awareness week, The George Institute India has also come up with a eat less salt pictorial guide that can serve as a handy resource book for educators and teachers........................

Study paves way to improve rice productivity

A new study by a team of scientists at the Department of Biotechnology’s New Delhi-based National Institute of Plant Genome Research (DBT-NIPGR) could help develop rice varieties that have greater tolerance to Potassium deficiency in the soil...................

Salt intake in India continues to be high, says study

The implementation of population-based salt reduction strategies remains a challenge in many low and middle-income countries.............

Scientists develop salt tolerant rice variety

The new crop could withstand salt concentration of up to 200 micromoles per litre or about half as saline as seawater without affecting normal growth and grain yield under greenhouse conditions............

Nutrition Week: ‘Salt Literacy Campaign’ in Chandigarh schools

The initiative was launched in collaboration with Chandigarh Commission for Child Rights (CCPCR) and the Post-Graduate Institute for Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)........

GIGH to extend national salt reduction programme to school children

The George Institute for Global Health to extend the programme to 15000 school children from Delhi and Hyderabad under a pilot project..........

George Institute & Arogya World join hands for first of its...

Multi-stakeholder forum to work on a national salt reduction strategy initiated at the event attended by the health secretary, Mr C K Mishra and many other experts....

Urgent need for action plan to reduce deadly salt consumption in...

Indians are eating more than double the recommended amount of salt, putting themselves at increased risk of cardiovascular disease and early death....