Capacity Building Workshops for Community Based Organizations and Panchayat Raj Institutions

August 19, 2022

CCL has conducted eight capacity building workshops for members of Vigilance Committees, Bala Vikasa Samitis, Panchayat Raj Institutions and School Development and Monitoring Committees on the National Food Security Act, 2013 and their roles and responsibilities for the implementation of the Act. These programmes have been conducted in Ramanagara and Vijayapura districts in Karnataka.

The actions taken by the Departments of Food and Civil Supplies; Women and Child Development; Rural Development and Panchayat Raj & School Education and Literacy for the implementation of the National Food Security Act, 2013 were discussed in detail. The various committees which have been established and which are functional were also looked into. The problems and issues faced while implementing the act were identified and possible solutions were discussed.

The schemes and programmes available through the service delivery systems of anganwadi centres, schools and fair price shops; the status of their implementation and actions taken by the members of these committees when a problem arises were deliberated upon. The methodology adopted in all these workshops was lectures, discussions and deliberations.