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Scheme
Concerned Department : Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department
Concerned District : All Districts
Organisation Name : Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal
Scheme Details
Title / Name : NUTRITION - Puratchi Thalaivar MGR Nutritious Meal Programme
Associated Scheme :
Sponsored By : State
Funding Pattern :
Beneficiaries : Students
Benefits Types : Education Benefits
Eligibility criteria
Income : 0
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Community : --
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How To Avail : At District Level – District Collectors / Personal Assistant (NMP) to the District Collectors At Block Level – Block Development Officer
Validity of the Scheme
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Description : Scheme of Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme - To provide Nutritious Meal Benefit - for Pre-school children in the age group of 2 to 5 years in Child Centres and school children in the age group of 5 to 15 years studying in Government /Government aided / Local Body schools from Std. 1 to X. Besides, three boiled eggs per week are provided to children/ students on Monday,Wednesday and Thursdays, 20 grams of Black Bengal Gram / Green Gram on Tuesdays and 20 Grams of potato on Fridays are supplied,thereby improving their overall health and nutritional status of children.Children in the age group of 1 to 2 years in the Child Centres are provided one boiled egg per week. Eligibility - If a minimum of 25 children opt to come under the scheme, a Nutritious Meal Centre can be opened in a Government / Government aided / Local body school. Officer to be informed on complaints - School centres District Collector, The Personal Assistant to the District Collectors (NMP), Director of Social Welfare, Chennai – 5. Child Centres District Collector,District Project Officer, ICDS Director of ICDS