Supply of MDM Fortified Rice at the door steps of Schools Jagananna Gorumudda- Supply of Good quality of Fortified Rice at the
door steps of Schools- Under MDM with QR Code through MDUs and Stage-II Contractor Vehicles- Instructions Issued
Memo No: ESE02-27021/30/2022-MDM-CSE Date:30/03/2022
School Education–Jagananna Gorumudda- Supply of Good quality of Fortified Rice at the door steps of Schools- Under MDM with QR Code through MDUs and Stage-II Contractor Vehicles- Instructions Issued-Reg.
1.Lr. No. PDS.3/2/843/2021-22 Dated .16.03.2022
2.Instructions issued by Special C.S. to Hon’ble CM in review meeting held on 14.03.2022
The attention of all the District Educational Officers in the state is invited to the references cited, Civil supplies corporation is supplying Fortified rice under centrally sponsored pilot scheme to Schools, Anganwadi centers from June, 2021 to ensure nutritional support and to overcome micronutrient deficiency and anemia amongst children and women. Fortified rice contains kernels and rice in the ratio of 1:100, the fortified kernels contain three micronutrients i.e., Iron, Vit B12 and Folic Acid.
It has been decided to supply Good Quality Fortified rice directly at the door steps of all schools covered under MDM from April, 2022 onwards through Stage-II Transportation Vehicles/MDUs directly from MLS Points wherever feasible and also from FP Shops through MDUs where there is no feasibility from MLS Points.
In view of the above, The A.P. State Civil supplies corporation department has revised the Standard Operating Procedure(SOP) for implementing the supply of Fortified rice to the school polint through the new delivery system is as follows.
• Using QR Code on rice bags so as to ensure tamper proof system in supply of good quality Fortified rice under MDM by Stitching of green rexine slips with QR code along with details of
Fortified Rice on rice bags.
• Mapping of Schools, with MLS Points basing on the geographical feasibility as detailed below for timely and easy shipment of MDM rice as follows.
1.MLS Points to Institutions through Stage-II Vehicles
2.MLS Points to Institutions through MDUs.
3.FP Shops to Institutions through MDUs. prescribed format is enclosed in Annexure-I.
In this connection, the following instructions are issued to all the District Educational Officers in the State for taking immediate necessary action.
a. To Coordinate with the Civil Supplies Officials in preparation of mapping /route plan and obtain the mapping data in Annexure-I from all schools.
b. To issue instructions to Head Masters, MEOs, Self Help groups and to ensure the availability of QR Code rexin slips at the time of receiving the Fortified Rife from stage II contractors /MDM operators and to acknowledge the stocks immediately through e-pos.
f. To issue instructions to all the Head Masters to follow the FIFO (First in First Out) principle while utilizing the stocks in order to prevent the deterioration of stocks in storage.
Therefore, all the District Educational Officers in the state are requested to follow the given instructions and complete the mapping process and obtain the data in Annexure-1 from field level on war foot basis for successful implementation of supply of good quality fortified rice at the door step of the respective institutions from April, 2022 onwards.