Mid-Day Meal Section Birbhum

About Mid-day Meal Programme

   The Cooked-Mid-Day Meal Programme is one of the most important flagship programs implemented jointly by the Central & the State Government. At present the programmes covers around Six Lakhs of children in our district between the class I to VIII. It involves the provision of free lunch for all schooling days. The key objective of the programme are to protect children from class room hunger, increasing school enrolment and attendance and social empowerment through the provision of employment to women. It was introduced in our district during the year 2006. Main objective of the Scheme are to arrest the drop-out rates of enrolments and provide healthy and nutritious cooked food.

Major activities:  In 3827 Nos. of Schools CMDM Programme is continuing smoothly without interruption. Distributors received food grains from FCI as per allotment and distributed to the School points properly and smoothly.  

Eligibility Criteria:  At present all the children studying in class I to VIII of Govt., Govt. Aided, Local Body schools, EGS & AIE centres including Madrasah and Maqtab supported under SSA & NCLP Schools are eligible to obtain the benefit of Mid-day Meal.

Forms and Applications:   links trgmdm.nic.in, middaymeal.gov.in, wbsed.gov.in

Administrative Setup:    For proper implementation of the programme District Level, Sub-Division Level, and Block Level steering-cum-monitoring committees and Grievance Redressal Committee  have already been formed and functioning properly. Self Help Groups are involved in cooking under supervision of HM/Teacher-in-Charge of the School.

Organization Structure

 

Citizen centric activities:-

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S.M.S based daily monitoring system of MDM Programme for Institutional heads

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Mobile no. of 3863 School teachers collected and short messaging system introduced on every schooling days

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Teachers have to make a SMS for informing no. of Students availing MDM in a particular day & no. of food items cooked for that day and also the no. of teachers tested the cooked food.

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Facilitate Cook Cum Helpers with direct transfer of Honorarium to their Bank Accounts

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More than 5.78 Lakhs students beneficiaries

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District level & Block level Public Grievance Redressal & Monitoring System introduced.

 

Development achievements:

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Mid-Day-Meal Programme ables to reduce the drop-out rate and able to provide Nutrition to the little children

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Enrolment figure of the Institution has been increased with good attendance rate i.e upto 85%.

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Mid-Day-Meal also able to sensitive the mothers about childrens health care and also it provides employment to the SHG women.

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Grievances are addressed instantly and measures taken regularly.

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B.D.Os, SIs of Schools, AIs of Schools all are directed to inspect and redress complaints regularly.

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Inspections are done from Block to district level by the Officers regularly.

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Grievance Redressal Committee are functional at every Block.

 

Success Stories

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For enrichment of Mid-Day-Meal our district Magistrate, Mr. P. Mohan Gandhi, (I.A.S) planted 2,000 fast growing Drumstick Tree (SAJNE), binomial name: Moringa Oleifera at Rajnagar Development block during the period June 2015 with the help of local Self Help Group.

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Mid Day-Meal Section already constructed 2922 no. of Kitchen Shed out of 3874 no. of Institutions.

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Mid-Day-Meal Section granted kitchen devices grant @ Rs. 5,000/- to all the institutions of our district.

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Mid-Day-Meal Section purchased 568513 no. of Plates and Glasses for the students of our district reading in class I to VIII.

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Food quantity in MDM Programme:

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Primary

Upper primary

1

Rice

100 gms

150 gms

2

Dal

20 gms

30 gms

3

Sabji (including leap of green vegetables)

50 gms

75 gms

4

Oil & Ghee

5.0 gms

7.5 gms

5

Salt & Spice

Approximate

Approximate

Cost of food grains:

Primary

Rs 4.13

Upper primary

Rs 6.18

 

District Contact Details

Office of the District Magistrate,
( Mid-day meal Section ),
1st Floor, Prasashan Bhavan
Suri, Birbhum, West Bengal
Phone /Fax : (03462)-258320

e-mail:
mdmsection[dot]birbhum[at]gmail[dot]com 

Guidelines & Norms

1) Guidelines for engagement of voluntary organisation NGOs under MDM
 
2) Norms for proper management & monitoring of Cooked Mid Day Meal Programme
 
3)  Providing MDM to children of National Child Labour Project NCLP schools as per norms fixed for Upper Primary children

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