Innovative Practices followed in the State :

SMS Services for monitoring

Direct contact between the State and School through Bulk SMS Service helps in resolving issues pertaining to implementation of Mid Day Meal Scheme. Random inspection by State and District/Zonal Teams brought more awareness to the SMC members towards the implementation of MDM scheme. Disciplinary proceedings initiated against default teachers for their irregularities towards the implementation of the scheme.

Supervision by Dy. Commissioner

Direct supervision by concerned Deputy Commissioners while transporting the food grain under the scheme. Timely release of fund helps in maintaining adequate balances at school level.

Kitchen garden

In some of the schools Kitchen gardens available.

Community Participation

Participation by the community members while implementing the scheme. Participation by the Mothers/parents.

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