Mid Day Meal (MDM)

Mid Day Meal - MDM

Mid day meal scheme was started in 1984 in Gujarat. In this scheme the share of central government is of 75% and the share of State government is of 25%. it involves provision for free lunch on working days for children in primary & upper primary classes in government aided, local body school.

Key Functions

  • To provide hot cooked meal to children.
  • To improve nutritional status of children.
  • To encourage poor children belonging to disadvantaged sections, to attend school more regularly & help them concentrate on classroom activities, thereby increasing the enrollment, retention & attendance rates.
  • To Decrease the drop out ratio of the students in school.
  • The subsidiary aim is to provide the employment in Rural Sector.

Service Category : Monitoring on District Level.

Associated branches : MDM Branch at Taluka Level.

 

Features of scheme

Cooking Cost For students
SR. NO. DETAIL STD 1 TO 5  STD 6 TO 8
    Quantity Rate (Rs.) Quantity Rate (Rs.)
1 Vegetables 50 1.22 75 1.84
2 Gas 0.61 0 0.90
3 Dalaman 50 0.05 75 0.08
Total     1.88   2.82

 

Daily Ratio of Mid Day Meal for Student
SR. NO. DETAIL DAILY QUANTITY (IN GRAMS)
    Std 1 to 5 Std 6 to 8
1 Wheat/Rice 100 150
2 Dal 20 30
3 Vegetables 50 75
4 Oil 10 10
Total   180 265
Daily Menu in Anand District
DAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
Food Fada Khichdi of Mix Wheat/Dal Dhokli Dal-Rice Dal Dhokli Khichdi and Vegitable and Sukhdi at 4:00 PM Mix Khichdi Sukhdi / Lapsi