Implementation of various schemes in Maharashtra – Dr. Anna Shirvadkar
While commenting upon implementation schemes in Maharashtra Dr. Shirvadkar said that there has been very poor implementation of schemes. Time is taken for giving money and also there is lot of corruption. Moreover schemes are not gender neutral.
Other suggestions and comments followed from the session were
Temporary cards for migrant workers – Migrant workers can deposit their permanent cards with GO and get temporary cards for limited period and when they go back, they get their permanent card back.
BPL / Pension Yojna – For labourers, contractors should be asked for submitting cards of his employees
There should be no targets for BPL
Urgent action on monitoring to remove those from
list who have upgraded their living standard in due course of time
Rural and urban people unaware of beneficial schemes – what can we do – to create awareness
Implementation of the GR’s should be strict
Ration cards – as per 1998 GR – Should not be used as documentation such as opening bank accounts / school admissions
Income certificate for BPL cards – is it necessary
Report: Two-day state level workshop on ‘Right to Food’
17 – 18 September 2005, Nagpur.