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National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Programme

Iodine is one of the essential elements required for normal human growth and development.  Its daily per capita requirement is 150 micrograms.  Deficiency of iodine in the diet may result in the development of goiter and other iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) including physical and mental retardation and endemic cretinism.

Programme Setup

Programme Strategy

Revised Guildelines for NIDDCP

Reporting Format