Hindi news paper published follows:
Punitive action taken against CDPO, BDO and ICDS supervisor in the case of death of one child in Dhannipur due to malnutrition happened last year in the month of June. The punitive action taken on the report submitted by the investigation team of three including chief Medical officer.
Last year two year old minority girl died due to malnutrition. After her death district administrative became active and start survey. In the report 106 child were identified with the symptoms of malnutrition and in which 65 children were under grade IV means no nutritious diet can be given without the advice of doctor. The remaining children may accomplish in grade III and their situation might be stable with the nutritious diet.
The commissioner gave instruction to the Chief Medical Officer District Development officer and District statistics and number officer for the detail investigation and the submission of report. Report was submitted few days before.
The Commissioner Mr. Suresh Chandra ordered to Chief Development officer to take action against the officer who is involved in the negligence of the malnourished child death.
In the report CDPO, BDO and ICDS supervisor were found alleged in the negligence of malnourished child.
Punitive action against Malnutrition deaths
PVCHR fought and helped in this case with support of AHRC,Hong Kong and Ms. Parul Sharma,Sweden.See some link: