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Bandhan joins hands with HDFC Life for ‘Healthy Baby Wealthy Nation’ Project
Bandhan adds another component to its health program as it teams up with HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd. (HDFC Life) for Bandhan’s ‘Healthy Baby Wealthy Nation’ Project.

The said project envisions decreasing infant mortality rate by stressing on the importance of nutrition and helping generate awareness towards the use of safe drinking water and sanitary latrines thereby preventing diseases such as diarrhea.

The inauguration ceremony for the same was held on June 03, 2015 at Baruipur, West Bengal. Mr. Amitava Choudhury, MD & CEO, HDFC Life graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.





This 3 year collaboration between Bandhan and HDFC Life aims at ensuring safe drinking water and sanitation access, preventing protein energy malnutrition and childhood diarrhea in the targeted communities.


Under this initiative, Bandhan’s health team would be organizing health forums emphasizing on child nutrition, organizing rallies against malnutrition and open defecation, building awareness about breast feeding, weaning and the like.