Every child in India is granted the right to get an education. The government of India has been introducing different programmes and schemes for the welfare of people of India. Mid Day Meal scheme is also a part of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. It is a great initiative taken by the government of India to foster the importance of education and improve the health status of children in the nation.
It will easy to know about the specific points of the scheme. Here are the sets on ten lines provided below that might be an easy way to know and memorize easily for students and readers.
Ten Lines on Mid Day Meal Scheme in English
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Set – 1
1) Mid Day Meal is a national programme launched by the Government of India on 15 August 1995.
2) The programme was launched to enhance the nutritional condition of school-going children.
3) It ensures that hot cooked food will be served to all the children of age 6-14 years studying in Government schools.
4) The meal served is free of cost and is served in school premises only.
5) Tamil Nadu was the first state to implement the mid-day meal scheme.
6) The food prepared in the mid-day meal scheme is according to the guidelines of the government.
7) British Administration first time initiated the mid-day meal scheme in Madras corporation during 1925.
8) Mid Day meal scheme in India is known as the largest lunch programme for students in the world.
9) The scheme aims to provide nutrition and encourage students for coming to schools.
10) The evaluation of the quality of food is done by Food and Drugs Administration of the state.
Set – 2
1) The midday meal is a central financed scheme in India launched on 15 August 1995.
2) The children of class 1 to 8th are provided with free lunch under this scheme except for the holidays.
3) The scheme was implemented in government, government-aided schools and other educational institutes.
4) The lunch provided to the students contains the essential nutrients for good health.
5) Uncooked ration instead of cooked lunch is provided to students by many states.
6) The scheme aims to fulfil the hunger and encourage the children of the poor section for studying.
7) The scheme ensures that the food must be cooked in the proper hygienic conditions in schools.
8) This scheme is regulated by the National Food Security Act, 2013.
9) The Supreme Court on 28 November 2001 ordered all the state governments to implement a mid-day meal scheme in primary schools.
10) The mid-day meal scheme conveys the message of equality in schools.
It is a great step taken by the government for improving the status of education and nutrition of children in India. There are many challenges in the implementation of the scheme. The instruction is not well followed in many states and complaints are registered by different states regarding the carelessness made by the schools. The scheme needs to be implemented in a proper way to give better results.