“PAUSTIK” – Building Community Resilience To Mitigate Malnutrition – Continuation Phase 2018 - 2020

A Review Meeting cum Training for the three DSSSs Staff (BDSSS, BDDS & SSDS) was conducted at KROSS Resource Centre, Bengaluru on 22nd, 23rd and 24th May, 2018 in which 15 members participated.

Mr. G. M. Varghese, Project Officer, KROSS welcomed the gathering. Rev. Fr. Sebastian Fernandes, Director, KROSS briefed the participants and said that we have to work at the grassroots and create a lot of awareness so that by 2020, we are able to contain the scourge of malnutrition in North Karnataka. The onus is on us to motivate the people so that the child identified as Severely / Moderately Acutely Malnourished gets all the care, treatment and nutrition to comes back to normal health.

The three DSSSs presented their reports on which feedback and suggestions were provided so that all the stakeholders are taken into confidence and the entitlements due to the children, adolescents, pregnant women and lactating mothers are received.

A half day was exclusively reserved for providing the participants training on Child Rights and how we can be instrumental in creating awareness so that the Child enjoys its rights of life, protection, participation and development.

The participants also prepared their action plan for the next quarter which was thoroughly discussed and realistic targets were fixed so that we could achieve the planned targets.

Mr. Manjunath, Coordinator, BDSS, Ballari proposed the vote of thanks.