coordinated effort of NGOs/Mass organizations in monitoring the Food related schemes through social audits and exercising right to information to make the authorities accountable in all government Social sector Schemes.. we should establishing a coordination through a central Secretariat of the Campaign Groups with focusing on the marginalized sections in all the schemes such as Primitive tribal groups and the children of the neglected sections. Citing a learning experience from MP, Mr. Jain said, strategic use of Commissioners office, local district level electronic media and direct community action through representations, dharna etc at different level led to Success in the PDS system for SAHARIYA tribe.
Participant made various suggestion and comments after the session such as -
Policy level intervention needed in the matter of off-take and distribution of grains from PDS shops.
Use of Legislative body by raising questions in the Assembly.
Monthly updates on the activities, court orders, legislative process in the right to food matter are sent to organizations as well as government bodies.
Employment Guarantee in Maharashtra: Act, Rules, Scheme & its Implementation6
Mohan Hirabhai Hiralal
Unemployment of some people is assumed
in Capitalistic Development. So if Government is undertaking responsibility to give
6 Based upon PowerPoint presentation of the speaker
Report: Two-day state level workshop on ‘Right to Food’
17 – 18 September 2005, Nagpur.