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Food & Nutrition:

The details of food grains and conversion cost given to primary and high schools students :

Sl no Food grains (per Child / day) 1-5 6-8 6-8
Quantity
(In Gms)
Cost
Rs.5.65 per KG
Quantity
(In Gms)
Cost
Rs.5.65 per KG
Quantity
(In Gms)
Cost
Rs.9.25 per KG
1 Rice 100 Free 150 Free 150 1.74

2

Dal

20

1.48

30

2.19

30

2.20

3

Vegetables

50

1.00

75

1.50

75

1.50

4

Oil

05

0.32

7.5

0.50

7.5

0.50

5

D.F Salt

02

0.02

4

0.04

4

0.04

6

Fuel

-

0.60

-

0.90

-

0.90

7

Condiments

-

0.17

-

0.24

-

0.24

 

Total

 

3.59

 

5.37

 

7.12

  • The Government of India is giving rice free of cost  - 1 to 8th standards.
  • The State Government is giving 8.30/kg rice at APL cost - 9th and 10th standards.

Prescribed New Menu Chart :

Days
Food List
Vegetable Used for Sambar
Remarks
Monday Rice Sambar Palak and drumstick leaves and other leaves, Potato, Brinjal, Onion, Tomato, etc. vegetables
  • Daal/grain compulsory
  • Locally available vegetables are used  related to the menu and prepare the food.
  • Locally available vegetables and sambar ingredients should be used to prepare the food.
  • Use AG mark or certified prepare sambar powder only or use good quality of sabmer ingredients and  prepare sambar powder by self.
  • According to local atmosphere use suitable vegetables and sambar ingredients.
Tuesday Rice Sambar White pumpkin, carrot, Beans, Cabbage, Beetroot, Tomato, etc. vegetables.
Wednesday Rice Sambar  Drumstick, Potato , Onion, Tomato etc.
Thursday Rice Sambar Pumpkin, Bottle guard, cucumber, Ladies Finger, Radish, Ridge guard etc.
Friday Bisibelebath Beans, Turnip, Carrot, Capsicum, Onion, Tomato, Cereals.
Saturday Food product from Wheat Carrot, Beans, Cabbages, Onion, Dillgreens and other cereals

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) 1 tablets per week per child.
Albendazole (400 mg) de worming tablets 2 tablets per year, once in 6 months.
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