India Network

Active since 2014, the Indian NNEdPro Network is a collaboration of dietitians, doctors, academics, medical and health educators, researchers, students, professional associations and other key stakeholders across India. NNEdPro manages its key activities in India via the Laketown Scientific Research and Clinicians Association (Remedy Clinic Study Group), based in Kolkata, India. 


The Strategic Goals for the India Network are:

  • Medical Nutrition Education

  • Nutrition Research Education

  • ‘Non-Communicable’ Disease and Malnutrition Prevention


Articles & Newsletters

Learn about the Network in India from


To learn more about the India network and the work going on, please browse through the following Articles & Newsletters about the network. 

People & Leadership


Kannan Raman, Lead (Exec)

Sanchita Banerjee, Project Officer & Deputy Network Lead

Debashis Chakraborty, Network Secretary

Principal Advisors

Dr (Prof) Sabyasachi Ray

Dr Sagarika Mukherjee

Prof Ianthi Tsimpli

Senior Advisors

Urmil Verma

Sukanya Patwardhan

Anuprita Shukla


The Lord Rana MBE

NNEdPro Honorary Global Patron

Prof Sumantra Ray

NNEdPro Chair (Ex-Officio India Co-Lead)

Dr Minha Rajput-Ray

NNEdPro Medical Director

Pauline Douglas

NNEdPro Education Director

Dr Luke Buckner & Jorgen Torgerstuen Johnsen

NNEdPro UK-India Scientific Liaison

Matheus Abrantes, Sucheta Mitra & Ananya Roy

Operations, Strategy & Comms Support

key partner organisations

Remedy Clinic Study Group

(NNEdPro Agency in Kolkata)

Bhavishya Shakti Cooperative Society

Cordia Colleges

(Punjab, India)


(Cam Uni Project Group)


(Nutrition Start-up)

Inner Wheel Club of Greater Calcutta & "Bhavishya Shakti" Collaborators

Royal College of Physicians

of Ireland (Indian Academy)

Key Educational Institutions, 

Collaborating Organisations and Steakholders in India

Additional Key People

UK: Dr Harrison Carter, Jodie Webber & Shivani Bhat

India: Dr Somnath Bhar, Sudeshna Maitra-Nag RD, Aparajita Saha RD Mitali Gupta, Chitra Ray, Atanu Chakraborty, Shaswato Chatterjee, Piya Sengupta, Subrata Kumar Dutta


Sight & Life: Madhavika Bajoria


Note: There is also a dedicated mailing list of interested parties signed up for network information/updates


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2015 Complete Nutrition Outstanding Achievement Award

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