Provincial Nutrition Steering Committee formed

KARACHI: The Government of Sindh on Thursday constituted Provincial Nutrition Steering Committee under the Chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary (Dev) P&D Department, Government of Sindh.

Other committee members including Secretaries of Finance, Planning & Development, Health, Food, Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries, Education & Literacy, Population Welfare, Social Welfare, Special Education, Local Government Departments, Additional Secretary Health (Dev) Sindh and Director General Health Services Sindh will be members of the Committee, while Program Manager Nutrition Support Sindh will act as its member/secretary.

The terms of reference of committee are to review the progress of the project; review financial status of the project and directives for overcoming any bottlenecks, approval of the annual work plan, approval of any major changes in the strategic directions of the project and strategic directions and coordination amongst different partners for working towards integrated approach for nutrition.