Anup Srivastava summarised various issues taken up by participants for taking forward the right to food campaign –
BPL identification. (SC/ST/single women/widow/handicapped, except those who are in government. service)
PDS – Ration cards, Fair price shops (FPS).
Malnutrition and starvation death
Mid day Meal – effective implementation, untouchability
Integrated Child Development System (ICDS) – effective implementation
Food security of disable and HIV/AIDS.
Food security of migrants.
Implementation of Court orders & Guidelines.
He also put forward various suggestions that the organizations could implement at a joint or co-ordinated levels:
Survey/ semi research/documentation at village/block/district level
Budget analysis at district /state level
Training & orientation workshops
Media advocacy/media orientation
Policy level – questions raise in assembly
Information – Gathering and dissemination
The follow – up activity to the workshop will include –
Public hearing at state/district level
Report: Two-day state level workshop on ‘Right to Food’
17 – 18 September 2005, Nagpur.