SCHOOL EDUCATION (PROG.I) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No. 37 Dt:15.06.2017
From the Commissioner of School Education, A.P. Amaravati,
Lr. Rc. No.212/MDM/2016, dated 1/11/2016 & 15.05.2017
The Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada vide ref read above has requested to accord permission to Akshaya Patra Foundation for setting up of Centralized Kitchen in Kuppam Mandal for providing MDM to the students studying in Government Schools of Kuppam Constituency with a view to improve quality, hygiene of MDM and sanction advance of Rs.7.99 crores (Rupees Seven Crores and Ninety Nine lakhs only) as additional funds.
2. After careful examination of the matter, Government hereby accord administrative approval for sanction of Rs.7.99 Crores (Rupees Seven Crores and Ninety Nine Lakhs only) as additional amount to provide advance to Akshaya Patra Foundation for setting up of Centralized Kitchen to serve MDM around 412 schools in Kuppam Constituency, Chittoor District subject to condition to engage / hire Cook-cum-Helpers / Implementing Agencies (SHGs) who are already preparing and serving MDM in the said schools and the said advance shall be adjusted from the future payments to be made to Akshaya Patra Foundation in installments.
3. Government also permit the Commissioner of School Education, A.P., Vijayawada to enter into MoU with Akshaya Patra Foundation for setting up of Centralized Kitchen in Kuppam Mandal as per the guidelines of MDM Scheme.
4. The Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh shall take further necessary action accordingly.
5. This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (FMU.Education) Dept vide their U.O.No.41022/124/2017, dated 15.5.2017.
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
ADITYA NATH DAS
SPECIAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
The Commissioner of School Education, AP., Ibrahimpatnam, Vijayawada.
The Director of Treasuries and Accounts, A.P.
The Director of Works and Accounts, A.P.
The Pay and Accounts Officer, A.P.,
The Accountant General, A.P., Hyderabad.
The Finance (FMU.Education) Department.
PS to Minister (HRD)
P.S to Spl. C.S. to Government (SE)
//FORWARDED BY ORDER//