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Food & Nutrition:

Supplies per child per day

  Primary 1 – 5 classes Upper Primary 6-8 classes High Schools 9-10 classes
Rice
100
150
150
Pulses
20
30
30
Vegetables
50
75
75
Salt
02
04
04
Oil
05
7.5
7.5

The suggested menu is as follows.

Days  
Monday
Rice sambar
Tuesday
Rice Sambar
Thursday
Rice Sambar
Friday
Bisi Belebath
Saturday
Upma with vegetables

Hot cooked meal provided to 1 to 5th class children gives about 491 calories. Similarly the mid day meal provided to classes 6 to 10 will give 728 calories.  

Additional Nutrition.

Apart from hot cooked meals, children are provided supplementary nutrition in the form of tablets, the details are as follows:

Tablets  
Vitamin A tablets (2 lakh IU) 2 tablets per year per child once in 6 months.
Iron and Folic acid tablets (20 mg) 3 tablets per week per child for 36 weeks in a year.
Albendazole (400 mg) de worming tablets 2 tablets per year, once in 6 months.
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