Inter-sectoral coordination crucial for nutritional security: Renuka

New Delhi, May 17 | Updated: May 18 2006, 05:30am hrs
The government is trying to prepare a well-defined road map and effective monitoring and surveillance system to provide nutrition to needy ones. An action plan in this regard will be put up before the nutritional mission very soon, said Union minister for women and child development, Renuka Chowdhary.

Ms Chowdary was speaking at the executive meeting of the National Nutrition Mission. An inter-sectoral coordination mechanism was very crucial for nutrition promotion, she added.

The meeting attended by the state government representatives, senior officials of the various ministries, Planning Commission and non-governmental organisations deliberated upon the issues to be taken up during the forthcoming meeting of national nutrition mission to be chaired by the Prime Minister.