Impact of the Centre on the Community
The centre facilitates intensive and extensive training programmes for Anganwadi workers and NGOs in preparation of highly nutritious foods to facilitate better dietary nutrition for children under their care
- Special training programmes for nurses on therapeutic dietary nutrition for quicker patient recuperation at GIMSR.
- Special training to cashew farmers to process their raw cashews at subsidized rates and help market their products.
- Training to 10+2 educated youth and women to promote self employment in food processing.
- Improving smallholder livelihoods at Alamanda, North Coastal Andhra Pradesh through value addition of local farm products by demonstration and extension of technologies developed at GITAM.