Performance audit on national programme for nutritional support to primary education (midday meal scheme)

The National Programme of Nutritional Support to Primary Education (commonly known as the Mid-Day Meal Scheme) was launched as a Centrally-Sponsored Scheme in August 1995. The scheme was intended to: boost the universalisation of primary education by increasing enrolment; retention; and attendance; and simultaneously impacting on the nutritional status of students, in primary classes country wide, in a phased manner by 1997-98.

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