Arunachal Pradesh

Best/Innovative Practices followed in the State

The MDM programme has reached out to most remote areas even near international borders with a significant scale of community participation in the programme implementation. Even community of the villages rich in horticultural products especially, in West Kameng, West Siang, Upper Siang, East Siang and Lohit districts used to supply fresh fruits like apples, oranges, bananas in nominal cost to schools where production of such items are available seasonally to add delicacy to school’s MDM menu. School authorities have taken up to kitchen garden to grow vegetables in the school premises. Washing hands before taking meals is mandatory. The food is tasted before serving. Food is served to each and every child without any social discrimination. Children sit and eat together in orderly manner.

(Source : AWP&B- 2016-17 State write up)