Meghalaya Delegation visits Kudumbashree National Resource Organisation Updated On 2022-06-16
Meghalaya Delegation had visited Kudumbashree National Resource Organisation (NRO) on 10 June 2022. A team led by Mr. Ram Kumar S. IAS, Mission Director, National Health Mission, Government of Meghalaya visited Kudumbashree NRO office to learn about the interventions of Kudumbashree in the health sector of Kerala. The team was accompanied by officials from NHM and Meghalaya State Rural Livelihood Society (MSRLS).
Smt. P.I. Sreevidya IAS, Executive Director, Kudumbashree had made a presentation to the team about the involvement of Kudumbashree community structure in the Amrutham Nutrimix- the food supplement prepared by the community for children of the age group of 6 months to 3 years, supplied through Anganwadi in convergence with ICDS (Integrated Child Development Scheme), Santhwanam – the health intervention of Kudumbashree to complement the health services of Government of Kerala, and the Ward level health and sanitation committees in the Gram Panchayats. Kudumbashree also offered Meghalaya the needed support in similar community-led interventions using the National Rural Livelihood Mission- Self Help Group (NRLM-SHG) network in the area of health and nutrition. Kudumbashree already has a partnership with Meghalaya for implementing the PRI-CBO (Panchayati Raj Institutions- Community Based Organisations) Convergence project.
The presentation had also covered the work undertaken by Kudumbashree NRO along with Meghalaya SRLM in conducting health camps, activating the Anganwadi level monitoring & support committee and also the initiatives in setting up nutri gardens in Meghalaya. After the meeting, the Meghalaya Delegation made a two day field visit at Kollam and Ernakulam field districts.