Policies in India

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Legislation relevant to nutrition
Politique Date de début End year
Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Second Amendment Regulations, 2021 2022 ---
Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Tenth Amendment Regulations, 2020 2021 ---
Food Safety and Standards (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Food and Novel Food) Regulations, 2016 2018 ---
Food Safety and Standards (Fortification of Foods) Regulation, 2016 2016 ---
Food safety and standards (Food product standards and food additives) Amendment Regulation 2015 2016 ---
Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Regulations 2011 ---
Maternity Benefit Act 1961, dated 12 December 1961. As amended to 2008. 2008 ---
Infant Milk Substitutes, Feeding Bottles and Infant foods (Regulation of production, supply and distribution) Amendment Act, 2003 (38 of 2003) 2003 ---
Infant Milk Substitutes, Feeding Bottles and Infant Foods ( Regulation of Production, Supply and Distribution) Amendment Act, 2002 2002 ---
Infant Milk Substitutes, Feeding Bottles and Infant foods (Regulation of production, supply and distribution) Act 1992 (IMS Act) 1993 ---
Factories Act 1948 as amended by the Factories (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act 20 of 1987), and published by the Ministry of Labour on http://labour.nic.in/act/acts/mw.doc 1987 ---
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan
Politique Date de début End year
National Multisectoral Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Common Noncommunicable Diseases 2017 2022
National Plan of Action on Nutrition 1995 2000
National Nutrition policy 1993 2000
NCD policy, strategy or plan with healthy diet components
Politique Date de début End year
National Action Plan and Monitoring Framework for prevention and control of ncommunicable diseases (NCDs) India 2013 2020
National Programme For Prevention And Control Of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases & Stroke (NPCDCS) 2013 2017
Health sector policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components
Politique Date de début End year
National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases & Stroke (NPCDCS) 2013 2017
National Rural Health mission 2005 2012
National Health Policy 2002 2015
National Population Policy 2000 2010
Non-national nutrition policy document
Politique Date de début End year
United Nations Development Action Framework (UNDAF) 2013 2017
United Nations Development Assistance Framework 2008 2012
Nutrition policy, strategy or plan focusing on specific nutrition areas
Politique Date de début End year
National Guidelines on Infant and Young Child Feeding 2004 ---