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MDM (Cooked) for the students studying Intermediate Education in all the Government Junior Colleges - Guidelines G.O.RT.No.215

G.O.RT.No.215 Dated: 25-07-2018 Implementation of Mid-Day Meal (Cooked) Programme for the students studying Intermediate Education in all the Government Junior Colleges in the State – Guidelines

GUIDELINES FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF MDM IN GOVERNMENT JUNIOR COLLEGES

1. The Mid Day Meal Programme shall be implemented from 01-08-2018 by providing hot cooked food with a minimum of 966 calories and 27.85 gm of protein content every day per student as recommended by the NIN in the Government Junior Colleges in the State.
2. All students studying in 1st and 2nd year Intermediate in the Govt Junior Colleges will be covered under this scheme.
3. The cooked meal shall be supplied in good quality sealed insulated/stainless steel containers. Temperature of the meal when served should be maintained as per the conditions, specified under MDM scheme implemented by School Education Department.
4. The Commissioner of School Education shall ensure that the Cook-cum- Helpers, required for cooking and serving are appointed. Engaging the Cook-cum-Helpers and payment of honorarium to cook-cum-helpers shall be as per MHRD norms.
5. Necessary training shall be provided to the newly appointed CCHs. The Commissioner, Intermediate Education shall arrange for training programme in consultation with the Commissioner of School Education
6. The Cooked Mid-Day Meal shall be fit for human consumption for four hours after cooking and it should be transported to Colleges and consumed by students within that time.
7. The Principals of Government Junior Colleges are responsible for transportation of cooked food from nearby High Schools to Junior Colleges in the containers, suitable for transportation and maintaining temperature.
8. The Commissioner Intermediate Education shall ensure that necessary vessels for transporting cooked food and eating plates are provided to the students. The expenditure shall be borne by them from within the budget, available.
9. The charges towards transportation of cooked food, in case of transportation from nearby High School, shall be borne by the commissioner of Intermediate Education.
10. The Centralised Kitchens/ NGOs are responsible for transportation and providing cooked meal to the students of Intermediate. The amount towards cooking cost will be paid by the Commissioner of School Education as per existing procedure.
11. The Principal, Government Junior Colleges shall ensure that the meal is served to the Intermediate students at specific time in co-ordination with the Head Masters of High Schools/ Centralised Kitchens/ NGOs.
12. The Principals of Government Junior Colleges shall provide the details such as enrolment, attendance; number of meals required etc., everyday to the HM or Centralised Kitchen, from where the meals are being supplied.
13. The Principals of Government Junior Colleges are responsible for expediting complete data to the Commissioner of School Education in themobile app, meant for MDM scheme every day.
14. All the District Collectors shall ensure that the MoU with the Centralised Kitchen/NGOs includes the students of Government Junior Colleges, stringent mechanism to check and supervise the quality and quantity of meal supplied.
15. The expenditure towards transportation of food grains, required to supply meals to Intermediate students shall be borne by the Commissioner Intermediate Education in co-ordination with the School Education.
16. The Head Masters of the High School, from where the cooked food is to be supplied to nearby Junior College, has to maintain all the records of supply of food grains, eggs etc.
17. The State Civil Supplies Commissioner shall facilitate to supply food grains to the schools through existing supply system i.e. supply through the Fair Price Shops under e-pos system.
18. The Guidelines issued under G.O.Ms.No.94, Education (SE-Prog-I) Department, dated:25-11-2002 for implementation of Mid-Day Meals under School Education Department shall be followed in all aspects as suitable for Intermediate Education Department.
19. The Commissioner of Intermediate Education is the Nodal Officer for implementation of MDM in Junior Colleges.
20. The Commissioner Intermediate Education shall take required steps for monitoring the implementation of the scheme in Government Junior Colleges.
21. The existing suppliers shall supply eggs to the High Schools towards supply to Intermediate students over a period of three months or till further orders, whichever is earlier.