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Glanbia’s #FITINDIA Campaign Is Inaugrated By Shri- J P Nadda, Cabinet Minister –MOHFW

FitIndia, a nationwide nutrition and healthy lifestyle campaign, was inaugurated recently in the presence of Hon’ble Union Minster, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, Shri. J.P Nadda and fitness enthusiast Mr. Milind Soman.

Discussion at the Launch of Glanbia’s #FITINDIA campaign 

This nationwide pilot programme aims to raise awareness and education of good nutrition and active lifestyles, thus bringing a change in the quality of life and targeting the growing incidence of non communicable lifestyle disorders. The campaign will entail collaboration between a cluster of professionals such as dieticians, nutritionists, educators and key opinion leaders and will travel across 12 cities while working together with change makers at various levels and organizations. 

Through a joint approach with the Ministry Of Health, the outreach shall be based on insights into health and nutrition and an education led roadmap leading to dissemination of information and recommendations for a healthy living. The immediate beneficiaries includes, colleges, government services, sports academics as well as the general public to create awareness around the importance of nutrition, healthy diet and ways to reduce the risk of lifestyle disorders

Shri. J.P Nadda mentioned, “I'm delighted that Corporate sector is coming ahead to help under CSR activity. I congratulate Glanbia for FitIndia campaign. My ministry will provide full support in eradicating non communicable and lifestyle diseases from India. I recommend we should practice yoga and maintain a balanced diet for a healthy lifestyle to ensure fitter India”.

Mr. Sam Bedi, Regional Director, GPN added,“We feel privileged to collaborate with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, and look forward to working together for the #FitIndia Campaign and contributing in some way towards achieving the dream of a healthy nation. With this pilot programme, we seek to address the issue to possess and maintain a competitive, fit, and active workforce. We are quite positive about the long term impact of this campaign on the people across various states in driving the nation towards a Fit India”.

Adding to this, Mr. Milind Soman opined, “Being a fitness enthusiast, I have always promoted having a healthy lifestyle through a balanced diet and regular exercise. I am thrilled to be a part of this campaign aiming to create the right ecosystem, by educating people and creating awareness around the issue.”

We are excited to partner with GPN for the FitIndia Campaign,” said SmartCooky CEO Sumeet Singh. “We at SmartCooky are committed to making people’s lives healthier and help them make informed decisions in choosing the right products for themselves. SmartCooky offers a unique experience of educated commerce, where a consumer can learn about leading a healthier life through our rich content and then shop from a wide range of 2000+ products, carefully handpicked by our in-house experts.”

The event was followed by a panel discussion where the industry leaders and key opinion makers brain stormed and  discussed the importance of nutrition and the role it plays to develop a fit nation. The panelists debated the need for good nutrition, and discussed some of the key issues facing Indian society.

The eminent panelists were:
  •          Mr. Sam Bedi – Regional Director, Glanbia Performance Nutrition
  •          Dr. Chirag Sethi – Physiotherapist, Founder/M.D. Classic Fitness Academy
  •          Mr. Milind Soman – Actor, Director, Fitness Enthusiast
  •          Dr Ashish Jain – HOD Orthopaedics, Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai
  •          Ms. Seema Chandra – Food Editor, NDTV ; Managing Director – SmartCooky


Shrey Kapoor is a Tech-Enthusiast, Harvard certified Cyber Security and Cyber Forensics Expert. He Founder Techphlie.com, which is one of the India's Top Tech News Website. Even Forbes and many other renowned publishers took his articles reference. Shrey is a Technology analyst, strategic thinker and creative writer who is passionate to deliver the best, latest possible Tech-News to his followers and subscribers. He completed his masters in Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, certified in IPR, T.Q.M. & ISO 9001:2008 In Quality Management Systems.

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