Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre

 nutrition-rehabilitation-centre Women and their children at Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre

Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre is a joint initiative of Department of Health and Department of Women and Child Development. Launched in July 2007 in District Hospital, Morena, and Community Health Centre, Joura, the centre covers poor and marginalised population in four development blocks.


  • Reduction of severe malnutrition parentage
  • Reduction of moderate malnutrition
  • Reduction of under five mortality rate
  • Reduction of malnutrition up to 100
  • Improvement of sex ratio


  • Early Identification of moderate malnutrition
  • Early identification severe malnourished children and their admission in NRC
  • Meetings with malnourished children and parents in difficult areas
  • Nutritional advice to parents of malnourished children
  • Promotion of infant and young child feeding
  • Promotion of safe water, hygiene and sanitation
  • Counselling of mother, father and mother-in-law
  • Formation of clubs of mothers of malnourished children at anganwadi centres

Stories from the Field

Water to Power


The case discusses about an intervention that was initiated in a stratified society where caste based discrimination had been the order. The discrimination against a certain segment was ...


Water at Doorstep

Muslim Vasti hamlet, once a village without water, now has each and every household connected through new hand pump with regular safe drinking water available. Today women of the village do not spend ...


Approach to Full Sanitation

Young Sarpanch of Goat Panchayat believes in development of the village. After realising the importance of toilet and its use, he tried to imbibe this understanding among others in the village. For ...


If There is a Will There is a Way

This is the story of one section of the society which remained most under developed, deprived, discriminated and humiliated since ages. The intervention of Dharti inspired them to fight against this ...