The Coalition Board Chair, Vice Chair and Chief Executive Officer had a strategic and insightful meeting with Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairperson – NITI Aayog and Chairperson – National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges, Dr. Vinod Kumar Paul, Member – NITI Aayog and Chairperson – National Technical Board on Nutrition and Mr. Alok Kumar, Advisor (Nutrition) – NITI Aayog on January 24, 2018. It was impressive to observe NITI Aayog’s WILL to Deliver and Transform the country’s nutrition landscape.
Coalition shared its ideas on Jan Andolan, SAM Mukt Bharat, Social Audit framework to increase public accountability, presented how building hamlet level women volunteers can make a model state like Chhattisgarh in reduction of undernutrition and advocated to build a cadre of women CHANGE LEADERS as hunger and malnutrition fighters across the country to address India’s nutrition challenges.
Coalition representatives also presented its five-year strategy and its engagement with the policy makers since inception. Coalition’s bandwidth and conviction of finding solutions in an Indian way delighted the NITI Aayog representatives and they expressed their willingness to collaborate with the Coalition to bring a transformative change in the country.