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Friday 2 February 2024

AP National Deworming Day 2024 Guidelines

AP National Deworming Day 2024 Guidelines School Education - AP - National Deworming Day (NDD) in all schools scheduled on 09.02.2024 National De-worming Day (NDD)scheduled on 09th February 2024 followed by Mop up day on 16.02.2024 Certain instructions and Guidelines 


School Education AP -National De-worming Day (NDD)scheduled on 09th February 2024 followed by Mop up day on 16.02.2024 Certain instructions and Guidelines -Communicated-Reg Rc.No:ESE02-20021/7/2021-MDCL-CSE,  Dated:01 /02/2024



  1. Lr.Rc.No.315/RBSK/NHM/2017,Dated:17.01.2024 of the Commissioner of Health and Family welfare and Mission Director, NHM Mangalagiri, Guntur.
  2. Lr.Rc.No.315/RBSK/NHM/2017,Dated:17.01.2024 of the Commissioner of Health and Family welfare and Mission Director, NHM Mangalagiri, Guntur.
  3. Pro.Rc.No.315/RBSK/NHM/2017,Dated:25.01.2024 of the Commissioner of Health and Family welfare and Mission NHM Mangalagiri, Guntur.

The attention of all the R.J.D.S.Es., D.E.Os &APCs in the state are invited to the references cited, and they are informed that the National De-Worming Day is aimed to De-worm all preschool and school-age children between the ages of 1­19 years through the platform of Anganwadi's Government &Private schools and Junior colleges to improve their overall health, nutritional status, access to education and quality of life.


In this regard the Government of India has directed to conduct Bi Annual De-worming and it is decided to conduct 1st round National De-Worming Day on 09.02.2024 to cover the children from 1 to 19 years, with the coordination and convergence of the Commissioners/Directors and Departments of Women Child Welfare, School Education, Panchayth Raj, Tribal Welfare, Social Welfare, BC Welfare, Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Juvenile Welfare &Correctional Services and welfare of street Children, Technical Education and College Education with Health and family Welfare Department is very much essential for proper implementation of the programme.


In view of the above the following instructions are hereby issued to all the R.J.D.S.Es., D.E.Os &APCs in the state to implement the programme on 09.02.2024 and make it a grand success.

1.All the District Educational Officers in the State are here by appointed as Nodal Officers in their Districts and to coordinate with the DM&HO and to see that the Medicine reach every School point well in advance)

2.The District Educational Officers should instruct all the M.E.Os/H.Ms of all Schools in their jurisdiction to see that every student is covered under this, Programme

3.All H.Ms to give vide publicity and explain the importance of the De worming and mop-up day to the children through

  • School Assembly,
  • School Management Committee Meeting.
  • Parents. Teachers Meeting.
  • To write on the Block board in each class room from 02.02.2024 on wards and every teacher to discuss one minute before commencement of class about the importance of the National De worming Day.
  • And other Sources, if any.

4. Students should consume the medicine after lunch and at their class room only, and preferably take 100 to 200 ml. Drinking Water.(tablet to be chewed and swallowed with water.

5.Every H.M should be in touch with the local ANMS/Medical Officers to Procure the medicine from the MPDOs. officer to ensure timely supply the medicine. Tablets will be issued free of Cost by the Health Department. MEQs should ensure that all schools HMs (Govt, Aided and Private)collect the drug as per enrollment from the MPDO office.

7. They should also monitor regularly and ensure effective / implementation of the Programme".

8. The D.E.Os and the R.J.D.S.Es to review the preparatory arrangements and monitor the programme.

9. Mild side effects may arise in children with high worm load. The side effects are usually not serious and would pass by soon. lf there are any cases reported, bring it to the notice of the Health Department immediately

10.The instructions communicated by the Commissioner of Health and Welfare Department in the reference 3rd cited is herewith enclosed along with this proceedings for ready reference, in case of any issues they may contact state Nodal Officer, Sri Prasath Kumar, Program Officer, Ce11:9949463952,0/o the Commissioner of Health and family Welfare, Mangalgiri, Amaravati.

11.The M.E.Os should collect school wise report on NDD and submit to the DEO's concerned, who in turn will submit the consolidated report to the District Collector.

Top Priority should be given to this item of work.

Encl: As above

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