This is an informal committee headed by the Secretary (Coordination and Reforms), Cabinet Division to monitor the implementation of the CMC decisions and also to make recommendation to the CMC on certain issues in detail. The Social Protection Focal points of the CMC ministries are the members of the committee. The Focal Point Committee plays a very significant role in assisting the CMC.
In order to prepare action plans of the NSSS a 13-member NSSS action plan sub-committee has been formed, headed by the Secretary (Coordination and Reforms) of the Cabinet Division. The main responsibility of the sub-com-mittee is to review the progress of the formulation of NSSS action plans of ministries/divisions and the thematic clusters and to conduct coordination as and when required. The sub-committee will submit the NSSS action plans of the Ministries/Divisions and thematic clusters to the CMC. It will also monitor the implementation progress of the NSSS action plans and provide support in troubleshooting any problems when necessary. Recently the committee has completed formulation of NSSS Action Plan which has been approved by the CMC.
In order to coordinate the social protection activities of each thematic cluster and to carry out all the responsibilities of the thematic clusters, cluster committees headed by the Secretaries of the cluster lead ministries have been formed. The focal points of cluster ministries/divisions are members of these committees.