MPs discuss eradication of malnutrition with Panagariya

New Delhi: A delegation of MPs – part of the Citizens’ Alliance Against Malnutrition (CAAM) led by MP Baijayant Panda on Sunday met Niti Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya here and discussed various aspects of undernourishment.

CAAM, which has been working for eradication of malnutrition, made some suggestions to Niti Aayog. The team, which comprises parliamentarians cutting across party lines, discussed the successful implementation of draft nutrition strategy prepared by the government’s premiere think tank.

The delegation also submitted a memorandum to Panagariya. The team included MPs Supriya Sule, Bharatendra Singh, Niraj Sekhar, Susmita Deb, Nishikant Dubey and senior journalist Nirja Choudhury.