International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 7, Issue 3, Part A (2021)
Mid day meal programme a brief study
India is undergoing a rapid demographic transition accompanied by an epidemiologic and nutritional transition. The Mid-day Meal Programme in India is the world’s largest school feeding programme. The nutritional status of school-going children who form a major section of the population, can give an indication of the changing trends in the nutritional profile of the population. The National Programme for Nutritional Support to Primary Education (NPNSPE) .The Mid-Day Meal Programme (MDM) is guided by the principle that all children have right to life, food, education and development. The Mid-Day Meal programme is launched with the objective of improving attendance of children, social equity and simultaneously improving nutritional status of children. It is commonly known as the Mid Day Meal Scheme. Four important areas are identified for achieving the goal of Education for all. These are Access to Education, Enrolment of children, and Retention of the enrolled children as well as in academic achievement.
How to cite this article:
Biswajit Hembram. Mid day meal programme a brief study. Int J Appl Res 2021;7(3):22-24.