Thursday, September 5, 2019

MDM Enhancement of cooking cost

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School Education Department – Mid Day Meal Scheme – Enhancement of cooking cost of Primary and Upper Primary and High Schools under Mid Day Meal Scheme.

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.1- 2/2018-Desk (MDM), Date: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.
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.
Government has also enhanced 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.

Janardhan Randhi

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