A Study of Best Practices In the Implementation of Mid-day Meals Programme in Andhra Pradesh

Department : Department of Educational Finance
Category : NUEPA Funded Research Study
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Area : A Study of Best Practices In the Implementation of Mid-day Meals Programme in Andhra Pradesh
Author Name : Vetukuri P S Raju
Yazali Josephine
Description : Success stories of Women Self Help Groups, Corporate sector and NGOs sharing social responsibility (PPP Mode). The Mid-Day Meal Programme is being implemented in Andhra Pradesh from 2003 onwards. Providing free Midday meal to children studying in Primary and upper Primary Schools is an endeavor to meet the goal of Universal Elementary Education. Government of India is providing rice free of cost. The Programme covers children studying in Primary and Upper Primary Government, Local Bodies, Aided, Education Guarantee Scheme and Alternative Innovative Education Centres and Madrassas. Apart from rice and Sambar, schools children enjoy in different regions in different ways like vegetable pulao, pongal, lemon rice, tamarind rice, khichidi and butter milk rice with egg/banana twice a week.
Published Date : Jul 21, 2008

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