The Mid Day Meal Nutrition project runs across the states of Delhi and Bihar. The project covers approximately six Lakh children per day. Through this project, as directed under the Government scheme, the organization ensures to provide hot cooked meals or ready to eat food based on sound nutritional principles. It not only protects children from hunger but also increases school enrolment and attendance. It addresses the issue of malnutrition, which in turn helps in making children healthy and contributes towards their growth and development. This in turn results in the socio-economic development of the country. ...Read More
The Mid Day Meal menu is decided in consultation with nutritionists from the National Institute of Nutrition by the officials of state government. The cooked meal is laboratory tested for its quality and nutritional content by appropriate authorities. Furthermore, the understanding evolved with the Integrated Child Development Services Program of Delhi Government has enabled the organization to extend its expertise in producing fortified Bakery Products for consumption by the children. The nutritiously rich biscuits have to be distributed to school children as a nutritional supplement to keep them healthy and active.
The project has established 14 kitchens and has been efficiently complementing the Mid-Day Meal Scheme of the Government of India by catering to around 1.47 Lakh children from 300 schools in Delhi, falling under the aegis of South Delhi Municipal Corporation. Similarly, in Bihar, it expanded from 45 thousand to approximately seven Lakh children covering five districts and 2458 schools.
This target was achieved by equal participation and support from the authorities and staff. Women Self Help Groups were engaged and youth were trained for engagements, thus generating employment and equal opportunities in the region. ...Read Less
SCHOOL CHILDREN SUPPORTED EVERYDAY
MEN-WOMEN FINANCIALLY SUSTAINED
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The taste of the food is very good. When we receive the food, it is fresh and hot – hygienic, and of good quality. Parents who are unable to give lunch to their children or are working, are now assured of the meals as the school takes care of this service. I am very satisfied with the food and our kids just love it.
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