AP MDM Scheme, The Commissioner of School Education, AP Sate has given certain instructions to the all the district officials for effective implementation of Mid Day Meal Scheme in all schools for this academic year.
D.O.Lr.Rc.No.356/MDM/2011-1, Dated: 09/07/2014.
Subject: Mid Day Meal Scheme – Instructions to the district officials for effective implementation of the MDM scheme – Reg.
- Lr.No.F.1-15/2009-Desk (MDM), dated:10/02/2010 of Joint Secretary to GOI, MHRD, New Delhi.
- G.O.Ms.No.21, Edn. (SE-Prog.I) Dept., dated:10/03/2011.
- C&DSE’s Proc.Rc.No.356/MDM/2012, dated:24/06/2012.
- Prl. Secretary, School Edn., D.O.Lr.No.356/MDM/2012, dated:25/07/2013 addressed to all the District Collectors in the State.
- C&DSE’s DO Lr.Rc.No.356/MDM/2012, dated:27/07/2013
We are aware the Mid Day Meal Scheme is one of the key programmes of the Government of India being implemented to achieve certain objectives; In our State, MDM is covering 44.22 lakhs children in 48,727 Schools.
This is a very large scheme benefiting large clientele being implemented by the Education Department. The District authorities have to supervise the Scheme especially with reference to hygiene and cleanliness of MDM which is prepared and served.
In this connection, the Commissioner of School Education has requested to the DEOs and RJDs to bestow their personal attention, using all the manpower of our department and other departments, like Dy. EOs, MEOs, MDOs, EORDs and Mandal Special Officers and CRPs for effective and successful monitoring of the Scheme.
The Commissioner of School Education has wished to inform that in view of the present scenario of rainy season, extra care should be taken to ensure hygienic food preparation and serving.
Last year some incidents has occurred under Mid Day Meals Scheme in Bihar and in Tamil Nadu where in as many as 23 students died and 100 others fell ill after consuming Mid Day Meal served to them.
Regarding this, a Video Conference was conducted on 19.07.2013 with RJDSEs and DEOs and several instructions were given and all the officers concerned and instructed to visit schools and submit reports regularly.
Due to regular visits there is some improvement in Mid Day Meal implementation. In view of the above, this year also, all the inspecting officers once again instructed to follow the given instructions strictly to serve quality food and for effective implementation of MDM scheme.
The Commissioner of School Education has requested to DEOs and RJDs to bestow their personal attention in the matter and see that the given instructions are implemented and MDM scheme is implemented in an effective manner without giving any scope for any unforeseen incidents and DEOs will be held responsible for any failures.
A True copy has been forwarded by DEO to all the DYEOs and MEOs in each district with instructed to take necessary action on the above instructions issued by the C&DSE, AP, Hyderabad on supervise the MDM Scheme at schools level especially with reference to hygiene and cleanliness of MDM which is prepared and served.
In this connection, all the DYEOs and MEOs are requested to bestow your personal attentions in the matter and see that the above given instructions are implemented and MDM scheme is implemented in an effective manner without giving any scope for any unforeseen incidents by using all the manpower of our department and other departments, like MDOs, EORDs and Mandal Special Officers and CRPs for effective and successful monitoring of the Scheme and MEOs will be held responsible for any failures.
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