Andhra Pradesh govt. has decided to rename Mid Day Meal Scheme to AP Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme 2021. The state Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy had 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.
AP Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme 2021
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.
New Mid Day Meal Menu for Jagananna Gorumudda
Here is the new Mid-day Meal menu for students under the AP Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme:-
|Monday||Rice, Egg curry, Chickpea (a recipe for peanut lentil gingerbread)|
|Tuesday||Puliohara, Tomato dal, Boiled egg|
|Wednesday||Vegetable Rice, Aloo Kurma, Boiled Egg, Chickpea|
|Thursday||Kichidi, Tomato chutney, Boiled egg|
|Friday||Rice, Asparagus, Boiled egg, Chickpea|
|Saturday||Rice, sambar, and Sweet Pongal|
AP chief minister YS Jagan has also announced the increase in the honorarium for the mid-day meal workers. Around 36.59 lakhs children benefited from hot cooked nutritious food in 45,236 schools during 2019-20.
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.
Progress of AP Jagananna Groumudda Scheme
Total Schools – 45234
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Total Enrollment’s – 3658906
Served – 648
AMS Report – 11%
Here is the direct link for opening PDF file of tender for supply of Peanut – Jaggery Chikki for year 2020-21 – https://cse.ap.gov.in/MDM/MDM/PDF_files/Chikki.pdf
Background of Jagananna Gorumudda (MDM) Scheme
Jagananna Gorumudda (MDM) Scheme was launched by the Government of India which helps poor pupils from rural and urban areas and resolves issues of lack of nutrition, food security and access to education. With the help of this programme free lunch is provided on school working days for children in Primary and Upper Primary Classes in Government, Government Aided, Local Body STC, Madarsas and Maqtabs i.e supported under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA).
The Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme was launched in January 2003 for the children studying in Primary Schools (Classes I to V) and in October 2008, the same was extended to the children studying in Upper Primary Schools (Classes VI to VIII) and to the children studying in High Schools (Classes IX & X) with 100% state funds. This was further extended to the children studying in Special Schools under NCLP from the academic year of 2010-11.
For more details, visit the official website at https://cse.ap.gov.in/MDM/