Breakfast & Snacks Providing in AP Schools and MDM Menu – Mid Day Meal Scheme – Fortified millet-based biscuits as breakfast Proposal in AP Schools -AP LR.NO:285/MDM-2/2015 – DATED: 31/10/2015: Providing of Breakfast/Snacks under Mid Day Meal Scheme:
Government of Andhra Pradesh, School Education Department, and AP Mid Day Meal Scheme is going to provide Snacks or Breakfast, Snaks in MDM Menu in AP Schools for 1st Class to 10th Class Students and AP MDM Scheme snacks/breakfast providing under AP MDM Scheme. Mid-day Meal scheme Snacks and Breakfast Schedule – Fortified millet-based biscuits as breakfast.
The District Collectors, in Andhra Pradesh State
School Education Department – MDM Scheme- Providing breakfast/snacks under Mid Day Meal Scheme – Fortified millet-based biscuits as breakfast- Proposal- Submitted- Reg.
I wish to inform that Mid Day Meal scheme is being implemented in AP state covering 3901329 No. of students from I-X Class within Annual Budget of 2015-16 Rs.705.43 Crores. In consultation with experts of National Institute Of Nutrition (NIN) and Home Science College, Agricultural University, the MDM menu is prescribed for the schools. Accordingly the terms are being cooked and served the school point.
MDM Menu and Food Norms for AP Schools:
At present, the MDM menu and food norms for Primary, Upper Primary and High Schools is indicated below:
Food Norms: Breakfast & Snacks Providing in AP Schools and MDM Menu
|S.No||Item||Quantity per day per child Primary||Quantity per day per childUpper Primary/ High School/NCLP|
|1||Food Grains||100 grms||150 grms|
|2||Pulses||20 grms||30 grms|
|3||Vegetables ,(leafy also)||50 grms||75 grms|
|4||Oil & Fat||5 grms||7.5 grms|
|5||Double Fortified salt & iodized salt & Condiments||As per need||As per need|
|3||Wednesday||Dal & Vegetables|
|6||Saturday||Dal and Vegetables|
|7||*EGG / Banana||Twice a week|
National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) after an evaluation study has advised that millet based items may be included in the MDM menu, Hon’ble Chief Minister and Honble Minister HRD have also directed that the nutrition value of MDM being served in the schools may be enhanced by including millet based items of food in the existing MDM menu.
Some of the suggested millet-based items of food, are, Ragi Sankati, Broken Wheat Dhalia, preparations made one of Jowar and Maize, millet-based biscuits, etc. You are requested to offer your comments and suggestions for including which of the millet-based food items with regard to your district. Kindly submit your suggestions. So that further necessary action can be taken at this end.