The health & Nutrition Vertical, represents NITI Aayog in various committees and EFC/SFC of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Ministry of AYUSH, Department of Health Research, and Department of Pharmaceuticals. It is also a part of Scientific Advisory Groups of Indian Council of Medical Research, National Institute of Health & Family Welfare, Public Health Foundation of India, etc.
Major responsibilities of the Vertical include
To evolve a shared vision of national development priorities, sectors and strategies in the sector of Health & Family Welfare with the active involvement of States in the light of national objectives.
To provide advice and encourage partnerships between key stakeholders and national and international like-minded Think Tanks, as well as educational and policy research institutions in the sector of Health & Family Welfare.
To maintain a State-Of-the-Art Resource Centre in the sector of Health & Family Welfare, be a repository of research on good governance and best practices in sustainable and equitable development as well as help their dissemination to stake-holder.