Balaji Pursutkar (Project Officer)
Mr. Balaji Parsutkar holds a master’s degree in Social work with a specialization in medical and psychiatric work. For the past 6 years, he has been working in maternal and child nutrition. He has participated in various initiatives affirming positive changes in maternal and child nutrition in tribal areas alongside government departments, semi-government departments, and NGOs. He has worked closely with Health Department, ICDS department, and other departments for Maternal and Nutrition in Government. Mr. Parsutkar has worked to eradicate malnutrition among children and anaemia in women, prevent home birth deliveries, and initiatives on adolescent health. Catering to his keen interest in child nutrition and maternal health, Balaji has worked in Gadchiroli and Chandrapur in Maharashtra and Kanker district in Chhattisgarh for the same. He worked closely with Gram Panchayat with ICDS Department, Health Department, and Panchayat Department alongside community leaders and representatives to create awareness in communities about maternal and child nutrition in the community.