Back   Recommended To Use IE7.0 or Above / Mozilla Firefox. Browser Must Have JavaScript Enabled To Use This Site  Home  
 

MID-DAY MEAL SCHEME

 

NORTH DELHI MUNICIPAL CORPORATION
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT: HQ
DR. SHYAMA PRASAD MUKHERJEE CIVIC CENTRE
E BLOCK, 15TH FLOOR, JLN MARG, N DELHI-02
Email - mdmbranchhq@gmail.com

MID-DAY MEAL SCHEME AT A GLANCE

Statistical Overview

Total number of schools:

                                                                        (a) Primary Schools                                 -  717
                                                                        (b) Independent Nursery Schools         -  16
                                                                        (c) Number of School sites                     -  570   
                                                                        (d) Number of Aided Schools                 -  23
    
Total number of Students:

                                                    (a) Primary Schools - 

                                                                        Boys                     156602
                                                                        Girls                      157420
                                                                        Total                      314022

                                                      (b) Nursery Schools - 

                                                                         Boys                        9978
                                                                         Girls                       11290
                                                                         Total                       21268

                                                       (c) Aided Schools-

                                                                        Boys                        3063
                                                                        Girls                         2528
                                                                        Total                         5591

In compliance of the orders of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, the Mid-day-Meal Scheme (MDM) is being implemented for all the children studying in North Delhi Municipal Schools.

Concept of Centralized Kitchen

For ensuring the quality of food being served to the children, the Education Department has entrusted the work of providing cooked food to 3.40 lacs children studying in MCD and Aided Schools of North DMC to NGOs/Service Providers by establishing semi automated kitchens. This has helped in monitoring of the program in an efficient manner.

Present Status

At present, 10 Voluntary Organizations have been entrusted with the work of providing cooked food to the children studying in all the school run and aided by MCD by establishing 11 semi automated kitchens. The detail of the same is given below:

Sr.
No.

Name of the organizations

Zone

1.

Surya Charitable & Welfare Society

Civil Lines

2.

Stri Shakti, Alipur

Narela

3.

Maitri Research & Development Foundation

Rohini

4.

Stri Shakti, Ranholla Village

Karol Bagh

5.

Cancer Aid & Research Foundation, Village Khera Khurd

Civil Lines & Rohini

6.

Dalit Prahari, Suleman Nagar, Village, Kirari

S.P. & Civil Lines

7.

Bhartiya Manav Kalyan Parishad, Mundka

Narela

8.

Moon Light, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Karala

Rohini

9.

Nav Prayas, Madanpur Dabas Village

Rohini & Karol Bagh

10.

Micro Education & Social Welfare Society, Najafgarh Road, Nangloi

Civil Lines & City

11.

Dalit Manav Utthan Sansthan

Rohini & Narela

Weekly Menu of the Cooked Food

  1. Poori with Potato
  2. Poori with Kabuli Choley
  3. Suzi Halwa with Blackgram
  4. Rice with Kabuli Chana
  5. Rice with Rajmah
  6. Rice with Dal/Sambar (Mixed with seasonal vegetables)

Nutritional Value

The cooked meal is either wheat based or rice based as per the items decided by the North MCD keeping in view the food habits and acceptability of items by the children. The meal containing at least 450 Calories and minimum 12 grams of protein is to be supplied to each student present in the schools for which North MCD is paying Rs. 4.13/- per child per day w.e.f. 01.07.2016 in addition to supply of free wheat/rice @ per 100 gram per child per day to be lifted by the suppliers from the FCI godowns.

Prescribed Food Norms

The Ministry of HRD has prescribed food norms and Nutritional values of food as follows:-

S. No

Items

Primary

1

Food Grains

100gms

2

Pulse

20gms

3

Vegetables (leafy also)

50gms

4

Oil & Fat

5gms

5

Salt & Condiments

As per need

The implementation is insured through the School level Mid Day Meal Monitoring Committee by tasting and testing of samples through Accredited Laboratory

Mechanism developed for ensuring quality of food/safety measures

Checking of food at School Level:- A Committee comprising of Principal of the school concerned, teacher in-charge of the Mid-day-Meal scheme, three mothers of children studying in the school, a senior citizen living in the vicinity or a member of Vidhayalaya Kalayan Samiti checks the food daily before serving it to the children. Only after the designated committee finds the food fit for human consumption, food is distributed to the children. Weighing machines are available in all the schools for weighing the cooked food procured from the designated voluntary organizations.

Inspection of Kitchens: Periodic inspections of kitchens where the food is cooked are carried out by the authorities of the Education Department posted at zonal and HQ level which include the School Inspector (MDM), School Inspector (General), DEO/AEO of the zone on their own or jointly with the zonal authorities of Health Department. Inspections are also carried out periodically by Addl. Director and Director (PE).

Testing of Samples: The department has entrusted the work of Testing of Samples to 08 following laboratories regarding lifting of samples of cooked food from the kitchens of the voluntary organizations and from the schools where the supplies are made, so as to ensure the quality and quality of the food distributed amongst children:

Sr.
No.

Name of Laboratory

1.

APEX Testing and Research Laboratory,
B-90, Shardapuri, Ramesh Nagar, New Delhi.

2.

ABRO Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.,
4/9, Kirti Nagar Indl. Area, New Delhi-15.

3.

Sophisticated Industrial Materials Analytic Labs Pvt. Ltd.,
A-3/7, Mayapuri Indl. Area, Phase-II, New Delhi-64.

4.

MicroChem Silliker Pvt Ltd,
D-41-A, 2nd Floor, Kirti Nagar, Indl. Area, New Delhi-15.

5.

SIGMA Test & Research Centre,
BA-15, Mangolpuri Indl. Area, Phase-2, New Delhi-34.
And
A-131, Mangolpuri Indl. Area, Phase-2, New Delhi-34.

6.

M/s AVON Food Lab (Pvt.) Ltd.,
C-35/23, Lawrence Road Industrial Area, Delhi-110035.

7.

M/s FICCI Research & Analysis Centre, Plot No. 2A, Sector -8,
Dwarka, New Delhi – 110077.

8.

Delhi Analytical Research Laboratory,
Plot No.2, Timber Block, Jhilmil Indl. Area, Delhi-95.

 

Lifting of food grains

On the basis of units of cooked food supplied by voluntary organization in a fortnight, the quantity of food grain – rice or wheat is calculated @ 100 gm. per child per day. The food grains in required quantity are lifted from a Godown/Depot of Food Corporation of India and are passed on to the concerned voluntary organization.
For ensuring un-interrupted flow of food grain to all Service Providers, food grain is released/ lifted in advance from FCI godowns in the presence of Officer/officials of North Delhi Municipal Corporation. Further, Officers of North Delhi Municipal Corporation remain in constant touch with FCI officers and representatives of Service Providers.

Engagement of Man power under the scheme

In view of the sensitivity of the matter, the work of preparing, distribution of cooked food is out sourced to voluntary organizations. The manpower, so required for such work is engaged by the concerned voluntary organization. The expenditure is born by the concerned organization it self.  

Fund Flow

Fund is utilized at the zonal level. The allocation is made to the zones and on the basis of the same the expenditure is incurred at the zonal level.

Food Safety Norms

Under Food Safety Plan for Mid Day Meal issued to all concerned officers and Service Providers to ensure that all the CCHs should cut their nail, wash hand with soap before processing/preparing/distribution of the meal and wear clean apron/head gears/gloves.

Grievance Redressal system

As per section 32 of RTE Act 2009, guidelines for redressal of grievances of children / students have been issued. On receipt of information about contamination in the meal, prompt penal action such as fine, stop the payment, awarding compensation in case a child is hospitalized, termination of agreement etc is taken against the defaulting supplier of MDM.

The Ministry of HRD has prescribed food norms and Nutritional values of food as follows:-

S. No

Items

Primary

Upper Primary

1

Food Grains

100gms

150gms

2

Pulse

20gms

30gms

3

Vegetables (leafy also)

50gms

75gms

4

Oil & Fat

5gms

7.5gms

5

Salt & Condiments

As per need

As per need

The implementation is insured through the School level Mid Day Meal Monitoring Committee by tasting and testing of samples through Accredited Laboratory.

Name of State – North Delhi Municipal Corporation

Sr.
No.

Question

Status

Remarks

1.

Total No. of Schools (Govt./Aided/ Local Bodies) & EGS/AIE Centres obligated to provide Mid Day Meal.

At present 717 Municipal & 23 Aided schools are running under jurisdiction of North Delhi Municipal Corporation.

 

2.

Total No. of Schools (Govt/Aided/ Local Bodies) & DGS/AIE Centres actually providing Mid-day Meal.

Children studying in all the 717 Municipal and 23 Aided Schools are being provided Mid- Day Meal.

 

3.

Have any budgetary provisions made to provide assistance for cooking cost, infrastructure, procurement of kitchen devices/ construction of kitchen-cum-store room/ cooking utensils/ utensils for children to have food/ pure drinking water/ water for washing and cooking food and washing utensils / dining room, if yes give details (pl Ref. Clause 2.6 of MDMS)

North DMC has outsourced 11 centralized semi automated kitchens run by NGOs/Service Providers for supplying Mid-day to the children studying in Municipal and Aided schools of North DMC. Therefore, no budgetary provision is made to provide assistance for cooking cost for infrastructure, procurement of kitchen devices/construction of kitchen-cum-store room/cooking utensils/ utensils for children to have food/pure drinking water/ water for washing and cooking food and washing utensils/ dining room. However, MME fund is used at school level expenses as per MHRD guidelines.

 

4.

Have any State Norms formulated of expenditure under the different components of the Scheme as mentioned above, if yes, give details and bifurcation head-wise (Pl. Ref. Clause 2.6 r/w 3.3 of MDMs)

Doesn’t pertain to North Delhi Municipal Corporation.

 

5.

Have any guidelines/ modalities developed for day to day management and monitoring of implementation of the MDM scheme, if yes give details. (Pl. Ref. Clause 3.4 to 3.6, 6.2 & Ann. 12 of MDMS)

Guidelines have already been developed for day to day management and monitoring of implementation of the MDM scheme.

 

6.

Have any safety specifications formulated for construction of kitchen-cum-store room (Pl. Ref. Clause 2.6 r/w 4.2 & Ann. 9 of MDMS), if yes give details.

MDM supply is outsourced through empanelled Service Providers in North DMC. However, various conditions such as entire infrastructure, buildings, cooking machinery and vehicles for transporting the food at the specified destination are made a part of agreement.

 

7.

Has any system established for Food Corporation of India for continuous and un-interrupted flow of food grains to all eligible schools and Centres, if yes details. (Pl. Ref. Clause 2.6 r/w 3.7 & 3.8 of MDMS)

Schools under North DMC don’t have their own kitchens.  Rather, centralized kitchen scheme formula is being implemented here. Therefore, food grains are provided to the NGOs/Service Providers directly through FCI Godowns in the presence of representative of North DMC. Moreover, officers of Education Department of North DMC remain in constant touch with FCI officers and representatives of Service Providers.

 

 

8.

Have any guidelines formulated to promote and facilitate peoples’ participation in the MDM scheme, if yes give details. (Pl. Ref. Clause 2.6 r/w .9 & 4.4 of MDMS)

School Management Committees (SMC) has been constituted.  Besides, Education Department of North DMC has made an special arrangement for regular inspection of MDM Kitchens by Principal; Teachers and Parents of the students.

 

9.

Have any guidelines framed for preparation of nutritious and economical Mid Day Meal, if yes give details (Pl. Ref. Clause 4.1 of MDMS)

The nutrition as per guidelines of MHRD has already been specified in agreement with the Service Providers for supplying MDM. Appropriate action shall be taken by the Department for improving nutritional values in Mid Day Meal after due deliberations.

 

10.

Has any IEC (Information, education and Communication) activity undertaken to inform the end beneficiary i.e. the child through the parents about their fundamental right to receive and duty of the State to serve good quality and good quantity of hygienic food in dignified manner, if yes give details (Pl. ref. Cl. 3.10)

School Management Committees (SMC) under RTE Act have been constituted and in School  Management Committees parents/ guardians, elected representative of the local authority, social worker are members in addition to school Principal and teachers.  These committees convey all the children/parents about their fundamental rights of receiving Mid Day Meal.

 

11.

Has any dedicated mechanism developed for public grievance redressal with wide publicity and easy accessibility, if yes give details. Is there any separate web-site (Pl. Ref. Clause 6.3 of MDMS)

On receipt of information about contamination in the meal, prompt penal action such as fine, stop the payment, awarding compensation in case a child is hospitalized, termination of agreement etc is taken against the defaulting supplier of MDM.

 

12.

Have State Level, District Level and Block Level Steering-cum-Monitoring Committees been constituted, if yes give composition of each of the committee (Pl. Ref. Clause 3.2 r/w Ann 8 of MDMS)

Zonal level committee has been constituted.

 

13.

What steps have been taken for mobilization of mothers to watch Mid Day Meal (Pl. Ref. Circular dated 27.12.2005 of MHRD).

School Management Committees has been constituted including parents/guardians of the students, social worker are members in addition to school Principal and teachers.  In addition to the above, school MDM committees have minimum three mothers of the students as members. Parents especially mothers are supposed to remain present during serving of meals so that they can taste the food.

 

14.

Does the State Government prepared and send all necessary information to MHRD in the manner as required under Para 5.1 r/w Ann. 11 and Para 5.4 r/w Form 1-3 of MDMS. Has any State level Portal made to make available all this information for public at large.

Doesn’t pertain to Education Department of North DMC.

 

15.

What is the status of setting up of dedicated website for MDM at State level linked with districts, please furnish the website address.

Doesn’t pertain to Education Department of North DMC.

 

16.

What are the steps taken for training of cooks-cum-helpers on continuous basis on Food Safety and Hygiene (Pl. Ref. guidelines dated 13.02.2005 of MDM Division, MHRD).

Directions/guidelines have already been issued to all concerned Service Providers to ensure that all the CCHs should cut their nail,  wash hand with soap before processing/preparing /distribution of the meal and wear clean apron/head gears/gloves).

 

17.

Is there any consequential provision of law in case a person is found guilty of not properly implementing various aspects of the Mid Day Meal Scheme? If not, then is the State has any proposal to bring such law in force for ensuring better implementation of MDM Scheme.

Provisions have been made in agreements entered with Service Providers for imposition of penalty, award of compensation to the students and termination of agreement in case of default in MDM supply by Service Providers.

 

 


Name of the State – North Delhi Municipal Corporation

Sr.
No.

Question

Status

Remarks, if any

1.

Total No. of Students enrolled of the school?

340881

 

2.

Food Grains

MDM in Delhi is not prepared in schools but outsourced through empanelled Service Providers. The food grains are transported from FCI to godowns of the Service Providers.

 

2(i)

Whether the food grains are transported from FCI or supply is taken from Fair Price Shop?

2(ii)

What are the arrangements for transporting food grains from FCI godown/Fair Price Shop to School to ensure that the actual quality and quantity as supplied by these agencies reaches to the school store room?

Food grains from FCI are distributed to the Service Providers by the representative of the Department to ensure actual quality and quantity of food grains to them. The Kitchens of the Service Provider are also checked from time to time by the officers of the Department.

 

3.

Cooking of Meal

The Department decides the menu and the Service Providers are required to add the vegetables and pulses etc as per instructions of the Department.

 

3(i)

How quality of cooked meal, particularly addition of vegetables and supply of fruits eggs etc are ensured?

3(ii)

How is the calorific value [450 calories and 12 gms. of protein to every child at primary level and 700 calories and 20 gms. of protein to every child at upper primary level) ensured?

Department organizes various meetings from time to time with service providers by inviting experts from various empanelled laboratories in order to ensure the protein and calorific value.

 

3(iii)

What is the system of assessing the nutritional value of the meal under MDM scheme?

Department has empanelled 08 laboratories for randomly lifting and testing of samples of cooked food (for contaminations) from schools as well as kitchens.

 

3(iv)

Who is planning the weekly menu? Is the weekly menu displayed in the school?

Menu is prescribed by the Education Department of North DMC and directions have been issued for display of menu in each school.

 

3(v)

Have any nutritional experts been involved in planning and evaluation of menus and quality of food served under the programme?

Department often takes help from Dietician, HRH in various aspects of MDM. 

 

3(vi)

Is there any standard prescription to include minimum quantity of vegetables, dal / lentils? How its implementation is ensured?

The Ministry of HRD has prescribed food norms and Nutritional values of food as follows:-


S. No

Items

Primary

1

Food Grains

100gms

2

Pulse

20gms

3

Vegetables (leafy also)

50gms

4

Oil & Fat

5gms

5

Salt & Condiments

As per need

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Further, on receipt of the report of the laboratories, department takes appropriate action for improving nutrition value and other matters in Mid Day Meal.

 

3(vii)

Are eggs, fruits etc being served and how frequently?

 

No

 

4.

Monitoring:

 

 

4(i)

Whether Regularity, wholesomeness and over-all quality of mid-day meal served to children is being monitored on daily basis, if yes, then by whom?

In order to have proper checks on quality of food hygiene etc., the School Management Committee has been constituted. Instructions to Principals/ Zonal Education officers have also been issued for proper monitoring of MDM scheme.

 

4(ii)

Whether Cleanliness in cooking, serving and consumption of mid-day meal is being monitored on daily basis, if yes then by whom?

Regular inspections of the kitchen are conducted by the officers/ officials of the Department. The serving and consumption of meal in schools is monitored by the Committees at school level.

 

4(iii)

Whether timely procurement of Ingredients, fuel, etc of good quality is monitored on weekly basis?

In North DMC, MDM is outsourced through empanelled Service Providers and food grains are provided to Service Providers through FCI in advance on monthly basis. The rest of the ingredients with AGMARK/FSSAI are procured by Service Providers which are checked by officers/officials of the Department from time to time.

 

4(iv)

Whether Quantity of raw food material (each item) taken out for cooking is recorded in register on daily basis under signature of a designated monitoring person?

Since MDM in North DMC is outsourced through Service Providers and as per agreement  they are supposed to maintain stock register as well as daily consumption register in the kitchen which are checked by officers/officials of the Department from time to time.

 

4(v)

Whether raw material is inspected daily before being put to use for cooking? Whether any register entry is maintained on daily basis under signature of a designated monitoring person?

In North DMC, MDM is outsourced through Service Providers and officers/officials of the Department conducts inspections from time to time to ensure the quantity and quality as well as hygiene and cleanliness of the MDM.

 

5.

Infrastructure Kitchen cum Store / Storage Bins/ Utensils/ Water / Fuel

MDM is outsourced through empanelled Service Providers in North DMC and their empanelment by the Department is on the basis of proper infrastructure of the kitchen etc.

 

5(i)

Whether schools/ Centre has pucca kitchen cum store as per specification of para 4.2 r/w Ann. 92 if yes then give size and other details of kitchen and store, both separately.

5(ii)

Whether cooked food is procured from a centralized kitchen? If yes, then give the distance of the centralized kitchen from the school. How much time its takes for the cooked food to reach the school and whether it comes hot, in good and eatable condition?

Yes, the food is procured through centralized kitchens. The average distance of the kitchen from the school is 15-20 KM and it takes 10minutes to 1hour for transporting the meal to the schools in most of the cases.

 

5(iii)

What measures, if any, are being adopted to test and ensure quality and quantity of food in case food is procured from a centralized kitchen?

Department has empanelled 08 laboratories for lifting and testing of samples of cooked food from schools as well as from kitchens. School MDM Committee tastes the food before it is served to the children.

 

5(iv)

Whether School/ Centre has storage Bins? If yes, give number, size and nature of Bins.

School does not have the kitchen hence the information may be treated as not applicable.

 

 

5(v)

Whether the School/ Centre has cooking Utensils? If yes, give their number and size.

Not applicable as MDM is outsourced through empanelled Service Providers

 

5(vi)

Whether the School/ Centre has Utensils for children to have food (plate, glass, bowl, spoon, one each per child)

Children bring their own utensils for taking food.

 

5(vii)

Whether the School/ Centre has functional hand wash facility / counters with soap? If yes, give their number.

Yes, all the schools have functional hand wash facility/Counters with soap.

 

5(viii)

Whether the School/ Centre has proper arrangement for Pure drinking water?

Yes.

 

5(ix)

Whether the School/ Centre has proper arrangement for clean water for washing vegetables, pulses, grains and cleaning used utensils?

 

Not applicable as MDM is outsourced through empanelled Service Providers.

 

5(x)

Whether the School/ Centre have a suitable and child friendly eating place, say a dining room or veranda? If yes, give its size and other details for arrangements for light and air.

All the schools have suitable and child friendly eating place in the school.  The size of eating place differs from the other keeping in view the size and area of the school and enrolment of the students.

 

5(xi)

Nature of fuel being used (gas based, smokeless chullas, traditional method of firewood, kerosene etc.)

In North DMC, MDM is outsourced through empanelled Service Providers. However, use of LPG/PNG for cooking Mid Day Meal by the Service Provider is made a part of agreement.

 

5(xii)

Reason for not using gas based cooking and proposal to covert.

Not applicable in view of 5(xi) above.

 

6.

Infrastructure: Capacity Building

The Department in co-ordination with Nodal Agency i.e. Govt. of NCT of Delhi  is planning to train cook cum helper engaged by Service Providers in food institutes.

 

6(i)

Details of Plan to train Teachers and organizers/ cooks/ helpers?

6(iii)

Are VECs (Village Education Committee), SMC (Steering and Monitoring Committee), MTAs (Mothers Teachers Association), etc oriented for effective implementation through their close supervision?

In North DMC, MDM is outsourced through empanelled Service Providers. However, in order to have proper checks on quality of food hygiene etc., the SMC (School Management Committee) have been constituted. However, instructions to Principals/ Zonal Education officers have also been issued for proper monitoring of MDM scheme.

 

7.

Role of Teachers:

Role of teachers is regarding proper distribution of meal to the children and hand wash etc.

 

7(i)

Details of orienting Teaches regarding their role in the Scheme?

7(ii)

Has a training module been developed in 20 days in-service training for teachers under SSA (Sarva Siksha Abhiyan)? Details of Teacher training conducted in this regard.

 

This does not apply in North DMC as MDM is outsourced through empanelled Service Providers.

 

7(iii)

Whether teaches are using the scheme to educate children about hygiene, discipline, social equity, conservation of water, etc.

Yes, instructions to principals and teacher are issued from time to time so as to educate children about hygiene, discipline, social equity etc.

 

8.

Cooks:

 

 

8(i)

Who is cooking the meal? (Please give breakup)

Cook cum helpers engaged by NGOs/ empanelled Service Provider prepare MDM. The CCHs are allocated to the Service provider as per guidelines of the Nodal Agency i.e. Govt. of NCT of Delhi on the basis of number of students allotted to them.

 

 

  1. Cooks/helpers engaged by the Departmental/Village Panchayat
  2. Self Help Groups
  3. NGOs
  4. Mothers Groups
  5. Any Other

8(ii)

Whether NGOs are involved, it may be specified whether their selection is in accordance with the guidelines of MDM Scheme

In North DMC, MDM is outsourced through Service Providers who have been selected as per the EOI terms & Conditions.

 

8(iii)

Total No. of Organizers, Cooks & helpers

11 NGOs/Service Provider and 3608 Cook cum helpers are engaged (for the year 2016-17).

 

8(iv)

Are cooks/ helpers given training (atleast 15 days) on cleanliness, personal hygiene, cleaning of cooking area, cleaning and washing of food grains etc before using and good practices of cooking prior to employing/ deploying them on the job for preparing Mid day Meal for children

The Service Providers have engaged CCHs and the Department is also planning to get them trained in food institution located in Delhi in coordination with Govt. of NCT of Delhi.

 

8(v)

Remuneration being given to (i) Organizers (ii) Head Cook, (iii) Cook and (iv) Helper

As per guidelines of MHRD, remuneration/honorarium of Rs.1000 per month to each CCH is given through NGOs/Service Providers as their engagement is purely on part time basis.

 

8(vi)

Who is engaging the cook? How they are appointed and what is the mechanism for ensuring accountability? Are there any norms?

Since, MDM is outsourced through NGOs/ empanelled Service Providers, the engagement of CCHs is carried out by them. The accountability of engagement of CCH is with the Service Providers.

 

8(vii)

Have Self – Help Groups been tapped for the programme? If not, constraints in this regard)

Not applicable.

 

9.

Steering-cum-Monitoring Committee:

The zonal Level SMC exists for overall supervision of successful monitoring of MDM Scheme in North DMC area.

 

9(i)

Whether Steering –cum-Monitoring Committees constituted at District and block level and whether regular meetings are held, frequency of meetings?

10.

Mobilization of mothers/ representatives of local bodies:

School Management Committees (SMC) have been constituted consisting of parents/guardians and social worker as members. In addition, the school Principal and teachers are also inducted as members in above committee.
Instructions have also been issued for participation of presence of parents during serving of meals so that they can taste the food.

 

10(i)

What are the steps taken to involve mothers/ representatives of local bodies/ Gram Sabhas, etc, taking turns to supervise preparation of meals and feeding of children. What is the effect of this imitative?

10(ii)

What are the mechanisms for monitoring the Scheme?

The Education Department of North DMC has issued circulars / instructions in this regard from time to time. In addition, there is a mechanism for getting the food samples tested by 08 Accredited Laboratory.  In case of default in preparation, supplying and distribution of MDM, suitable action is taken against defaulting Service Provider.

 

10(iii)

Whether quarterly assessment of the programme through District Institutes of Education & Trainings has begun?

No

 

11.

External evaluation of the programme”

No

 

11(i)

Whether evaluation through external agency(s) commissioned? If yes, what are the parameters of the study?

 



 
 
© 2017 North Delhi Municipal Corporation. All rights reserved.