Innovative Practices followed in the State :

Local grains

Nutri-Farm Initiative with Maize and Bajra Recipes (Pilots Completed) Health Hygiene and Safety Guidelines issued.

Dovetailing Untied funds

Dovetailing untied funds of Gram Panchayat etc. for construction of kitchen cum store.

Separate toilet for girls

Directions were issued to all districts for constructing separate toilet for girls in every school.

LPG Connection

For the Double Bottle Connection (DBC) LPG connection the GoR gave Rs. 21.24 crore in 47192 schools.

Training to CCHs

To train the CCH working under Mid Day Meal Scheme, Master trainers nearly 1100 were trained through ToTs with the help of various institutions (Akshaya Patra Foundation, Hotel Management Research Institute & Health Management Research Institute). Training programme was organized at each block of the state to train the cook cum helpers about hygiene, cleanliness, cooking techniques, maintenance of food grains and to keep proper nutritional values in MDM. Till date near about all cook cum helpers were trained during these training sessions.

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