Mid Day Meal Scheme - Enhancement of cooking cost of Primary and Upper Primary and High Schools under Mid Day Meal Scheme - Orders G.O.RT.No. 222 Dated: 05-09-2019
SCHOOL EDUCATION (PROG.I) DEPARTMENT
G.O.RT.No. 222 Dated: 05-09-2019
The Commissioner of School Education in the letter read above, has stated that the Under Secretary, DSE&L, MHRD, Govt. of India, New Delhi vide lr.No.12/2018-Desk (MDM), dt:24.06.2019 has informed that the cooking cost under National Programme of Mid Day Meal Scheme in Schools (NP-MDMS) has been increased by 3.09% over and above the existing cooking cost w.e.f.01.04.2019. for the year 2019-20. The cooking cost will be shared between the Centre and State in the ratio of 60:40 for primary and upper primary classes. She has therefore requested for necessary executive orders for enhancement of the cooking cost rate by 3.09% over and above the existing cooking cost for classes I to VIII, NCLP
(60:40) and also for IX and X classes (100%) from 01.04.2019.
2. Government, after careful examination of the matter, hereby enhance the cooking cost per child per day by 3.09% over and above the existing rates for Primary, Upper Primary, NCLP classes as stated below w.e.f. 01.04.2019.
|Stage||Existing Rate of Cooking Cost up to 2018-19||After enhancement rate (3.09%) by Gol, Cooking Cost per Child per day w.e.f.01.O4.2019|
|Central Share (60%)||State share (40%)||Cooking Cost per Child per Day||Central Share (60%)||State Share (40%)||Cooking Cost per Child per Day|
Government have also enhance the Cooking cost for classes IX & X, from Rs.6.51 to Rs. 6.71 w.e.f 1/4/2019 as a (100%) State share for providing Mid Day Meals.
- The Commissioner of School Education, A.P. shall meet the expenditure for Primary Upper Primary NCLP (60:40 Central and State Share) and IX & X classes (100% State share) from the existing cooking cost.
- This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (FMU-School Edn) Dept vide their U.O.No.FMU0BES (SE)/29/2019, dated:19.8..2019.