Mid Day Meal Scheme-Enhancement-cooking-cost-ALL-Schools

Mid Day Meal Scheme-Enhancement-cooking-cost-ALL-Schools

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

G.O.Rt.No. 222,  Dt: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.

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.
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 Primary Rs.2.61 Rs.1.74 Rs.4.35 Rs.2.69 Rs.1.79 Rs.4.48 Upper Primary Rs.3.91 Rs.2.60 Rs.6.51 Rs.4.03 Rs.2.68 Rs.6.71

3. 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.

4. 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.


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