Andhra Pradesh govt. has decided to rename Mid Day Meal Scheme to AP Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme. The state Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has made this announcement on 21 January 2020. People can now check the new Mid Day Meal Menu for students which would be applicable for the entire week in schools. This scheme will ensure that all the students gets proper nutritious meal during their school hours.
The AP Mid-day Meal Scheme is a school meal programme of the Andhra Pradesh govt. designed to better the nutritional standing of school-age children. The programme supplies free lunches on working days for children in primary and upper primary classes in government / govt-aided schools.
CM Jagan Mohan Reddy informed the AP State Assembly on the changes made to mid-day meals scheme to provide quality and healthy food to the students. He also asserted the house on Amma Vodi Scheme where each mother is given 15,000 per annum on sending their children to schools.
AP Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme – New Mid Day Meal Menu
Here is the new Mid-day Meal menu for students under the AP Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme:-
Rice, Egg curry, Chickpea (a recipe for peanut lentil gingerbread)
Puliohara, Tomato dal, Boiled egg
Vegetable Rice, Aloo Kurma, Boiled Egg, Chickpea
Kichidi, Tomato chutney, Boiled egg
Rice, Asparagus, Boiled egg, Chickpea
Rice, sambar, and Sweet Pongal
AP chief minister YS Jagan has also announced the increase in the honorarium for the mid-day meal workers.
AP Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme (MDM Menu) Implementation
Here is the complete information and details of Mid Day Meal Scheme in Andhra Pradesh which would be implemented as follows:-
— All the District Educational Officers (DEOs) in AP state are hereby informed that the Mid Day Meal Scheme is being implemented in all the schools of Govt./Local Body/ Aided. Model Schools/ NCLP/ Madarsas for the students studying in classes I to X in the State. As per the orders of the Government, the boiled egg has to be supplied four times in a week to all the students under Mid Day Meal Scheme.
— The above mentioned MDM Menu should be implemented in all the schools under the Mid Day Meal Scheme and officials must ensure that egg is being served for the specified times in a week.
Furthermore, all DEOs are instructed to ensure that MDM bills are submitted to the Treasury Office by 5th of every month for the previous month bills and payment should be made by 10th of every month. Any slackness on implementation of Mid Day Meal Scheme will be viewed seriously.
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