A meeting with ‘Sudhar Samiti’, a local leaders group that included the Pradhan and the Mukhiya of the area and the Anganwadi workers was done on 28th October 2017. It had 15 participants. During the meeting the CHEs discussed about the various interventions done by Swabhiman programme.
Following this, active government schemes for community welfare were discussed. The CHEs brought forward the point of maintaining effective coordination from government bodies located within the community like Anganwadis in order to help the local people avail the benefits of the services.
The 10 Anganwadi workers and Sudhar Samiti members acknowledged the topic s discussed and offered their assistance whenever required. Next the CHEs briefed about the challenges faced by the team while conducting meeting with men. To overcome this challenge, the Pradhan offered assistance to the CHEs in organizing the meetings with the men.