Our Teams

Chairperson and Lead

Dr. Anupa Siddhu (Chairperson and Director)

PhD (Food and Nutrition)

 anupa_siddhu@rediffmail.com

Dr. Anupa Siddhu, M.Sc. in Food and Nutrition, Delhi University and PhD from AIIMS. She is a recipient of Mahila Shiromani, Swarn Padak 2014, Karan Ratna Award 2014 and Shikshak Award 2014.

Manisha Sabharwal (Lead)

PhD (Food and Nutrition)

 sabharwalmanisha@hotmail.com

With 25 years of experience in teaching and research, Dr. Manisha Sabharwal is currently the Head, Department of Food and Nutrition, Lady Irwin College. She also serves as Lead, NCEARD.


Advisors


Consultants

Mansi Chopra

PhD (Food and Nutrition)

 chopra.mansi2@gmail.com

Mansi Chopra joined the National Centre of Excellence and Advanced Research on Diets (NCEAR-D), Lady Irwin College in March 2018. Being a part of the centre, she provides technical and administrative support to the center.

Avi Saini

Post Graduate in Public Health

 avisaini86@gmail.com

Avi Saini joined the National Centre for Excellence and Advanced Research on Diets (NCEARD), Lady Irwin College, Delhi University since August 2019. She is currently engaged with NCEARD looking after Nutrition related program’s Planning & Budgeting.

Konsam Dinachandra Singh

Ph.D (Population Studies)

 dinakon1001@hotmail.com

Joined the National Centre of Excellence and Advanced Research on Diets (NCEARD), Lady Irwin College in December 2019. He is working as a Consultant and is engaged with NCEARD on preparation of thematic papers, data analysis & knowledge management and advocacy related activities.


Junior Professionals

Naman Kaur

M.Sc (Food and Nutrition)

 namankaurb@gmail.com

Naman Kaur joined NCEARD in August 2018 as Junior Professional. She has been engaged with NCEARD through various research and outreach activities focussing mainly on maternal and childhood obesity.

Tashi Choedon

M.Sc (Food and Nutrition)

 tashichoedon4@gmail.com

Tashi Choedon joined the National Centre for Excellence and Advanced Research on diets (NCEARD), Lady Irwin College, Delhi University since October 2018. She is currently engaged with NCEARD in the knowledge management activities and development of maternal nutrition e-training module.

Priyanshu Rastogi

M.Sc (Public Health Nutrition)

 priyanshuras@gmail.com

Priyanshu Rastogi joined the National Centre of Excellence and Advanced Research on Diets (NCEARD), Lady Irwin College, Delhi University since April 2019 as a Junior Professional. Currently, she is engaged with NCEARD in developing School Health Program activities including development and digitization of videos.

Usman Siddiqui

M.A. (Mass Communication)

 usman.nceardlic@gmail.com

Usman Siddiqui joined National Centre of Excellence and Advanced Research on Diets (NCEARD) in June 2019. His role at NCEARD includes development of audio-visual content, handling of the website and social media, content development, liasoning with website agency and production house for development of films and other communication related deliverables.


Fellow, Volunteers & Interns

Anwesha Lahiri

MTech (Technology and Development)

 lahiri.anwesha@gmail.com

Anwesha Lahiri is a UNICEF-IITB Fellow associated with National Centre for Excellence and Advanced Research on Diets (NCEARD), Lady Irwin College, Delhi University from August 2019.

Saisha Vasudeva

+2

 saisha1209@gmail.com

Saisha Vasudeva is a recent graduate from The Shri Ram School, Moulsari who is interested in the fields of Economics, Political Science, and Design. In the past, she has illustrated the cover for ‘Forest Lanterns’ by Virginius Xaxa, created illustrations for the Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram Guideline as well as the Maternal Service Package to be used in ANC and PNC’s across government hospitals in India. Her portfolio and resume can be found on saishavasudeva.myportfolio.com.

Neeru Rathor

M Sc

 intelligentrathor@gmail.com

She has joined NCEARD as intern in June 2020. As a part of centre her work responsibilities include content development and visual illustration, development of learning aids for awareness, digitization of content for UNICEF and FSSAI, designing of tools for creating awareness about health, hygiene and sanitation at community level.

Sreya Damani

B Sc

 sreyadamani@gmail.com

Sreya Damani joined the National Centre of Excellence and Research on Diets (NCEAR-D), Lady Irwin College as an intern in June 2020. She is a student at Lady Irwin College, pursuing M.Sc food and nutrition. She has graduated from University of Calcutta in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. She has also previously worked as an intern at Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), New Delhi.

Anjali Mishra

BSc Home Science Hons.

 anjalimishra926@gmail.com

Anjali Mishra joined the National Centre of Excellence and Advance Research on Diets (NCEARD), Lady Irwin College, Delhi University in June 2020.


Administrator and Finance Assistant

Ms. Shipy Gupta

B.Com

  shipygupta@gmail.com

Shipy Gupta started working with the National Centre of Excellence and Advanced Research on Diets (NCEAR-D), Lady Irwin College in June 2018. Her job responsibilities include primarily finance and acc