Nada India has been creating the spaces and nurturing diverse networks of community-based initiatives amongst the marginal and most at risk populations in the urban contexts of the metros as well as in the tier two and three towns. Though its capacity building work Nada India has enabled the vulnerable youth, male and female and the adolescents as well to make choices for healthy ways of living. Nada India has also included in its programmes senior citizens and women from the “urban villages” in the areas of the National Capital Region. Gender equity is a strategic objective of Nada India in its vision for a Gender Equal and Just society. Additionally, Nada India works under the framework of the Convention of the Rights of Children, CRC, with male and female children and adolescents through the Young India Network for Good Health.
Mr Suneel Vatsyayan is a practising Social Worker who has dedicated his work to addressing the NCD prevention and rehabilitation of Drug and alcohol dependent persons. He has led the strategic positioning of Nada India which is based on non-discrimination and supports all persons in need irrespective of caste, creed, age, sex, religion or region.
Given the mandate that Nada India has adopted they have been working with a multidisciplinary teams and diverse expert networks. This approach has facilitated wider outreach in the field and advocacy platforms for policy recommendations.
Nada India advocates for balanced and healthy public policies to prevent, control non-communicable diseases, child friendly, gender sensitive and drug free healthy life style.