– Veena S.Rao, GOVERNANCEnow-May 2, 2017
- Published by Indian National Science Academy (INSA)
A Consultation, 'India's Malnutrition: A Call to Action", chaired by Dr.Bibek Debroy with Sri Ratan Tata was held on 27.6.2016 at Niti Aayog in New Delhi.
Under the leadership of Justice MN Venkatachaliah, and in partnership with Tata Trusts, Smt. Veena S. Rao, IAS (Retd), Advisor, Karnataka Comprehensive Nutrition Mission was in communication with Dr Bibek Debroy, Member Niti Aayog, and his team led by Mr Alok Kumar since January 2016, for providing leadership and oversight to undertake revision of the National Nutrition Policy, and to start the process of formulating the National Nutrition Mission announced in the Budget Speech of the Finance Minister in 2014.
The Background Paper prepared by Advisor, Karnataka Comprehensive Nutrition Mission, circulated at the Consultation is at the link furnished below: