Mid Day Meal Authority, Uttar Pradesh
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State Information of Mid-Day Meal Scheme
Regarding Hon'ble Supreme Court's Order Dated 23.03.2017
in WP (C) No. 618/2013

Name of State: UTTAR PRADESH
S.N. Questions Status Remarks, if any
1. Total No. of Schools (Govt./ Aided/ Local Bodies) & EGS/AIE Centres obligated to provide Mid day Meal
Govt.: 530
Local bodies: 159032
Aided: 8831
STC: 126
 
2. Total No. of Schools (Govt./ Aided/ Local Bodies) & EGS/AIE Centres actually providing Mid day Meal
Govt.: 472
Local bodies: 158895
Aided: 8072
STC: 126
 
3. Have any budgetary provisions made to provide assistance for cooking cost, infrastructure, procurement of kitchen devices/ construction of kitchen-cum-store room/ cooking utensils/ utensils for children to have food/ pure drinking water/ water for washing and cooking food and washing utensils/ dining room, if yes give details. (Pl. Ref. Clause 2.6 of MDMS) Yes
  • Cooking Cost Rate: Rs. 4.13 Per Child Per Day for Primary Schools and Rs. 6.18 Per Child Per Day for Upper Primary Schools.
  • Kitchen Devices: Rs.5000/- per school.
  • Kitchen-cum-store: Rs. 85000/- per kitchen.
  • During the Financial Year 2016-17 Eating Plates and Gilas has been provided from the State Budget (G.O. Dated 02.02.2016 in this regard).
4. Have any State Norms formulated of expenditure under the different components of the Scheme as mentioned above, if yes, give details and bifurcation head-wise (Pl. Ref. Clause 2.6 r/w 3.3 of MDMS) Yes
  • Cooking Cost Rate: Rs. 4.13 Per Child Per Day for Primary Schools and Rs. 6.18 Per Child Per Day for Upper Primary Schools.
  • Kitchen Devices: Rs.5000/- per school.
  • Kitchen-cum-store: Rs. 85000/- per kitchen.
  • During the Financial Year 2016-17 Eating Plates and Gilas has been provided from the State Budget (G.O. Dated 02.02.2016 in this regards).
5. Have any guidelines/ modalities developed for day to day management and monitoring of implementation of the MDM scheme, if yes give details. (Pl. Ref. Clause 3.4 to 3.6, 6.2 & Ann. 12 of MDMS) Yes A Daily Monitoring System has been developed for monitoring of distribution of meals and reason in the case of non-distribution of meals is also monitored.
6. Have any safety specification formulated for construction of kitchen-cum-store room (Pl. Ref. Clause 2.6 r/w 4.2 & Ann. 9 of MDMS) , if yes give details. Yes
7. Has any system established for Food Corporation of India for continuous and un-interrupted flow of foodgrains to all eligible schools and Centres, if yes give details. (Pl. Ref. Clause 2.6 r/w 3.7 & 3.8 of MDMS) Yes G.O. dated 31.03.2006, 26.04.2010 and 08.06.2010 have been issued in this regard.
8. Have any guidelines formulated to promote and facilitate peoples’ participation in the MDM Scheme, if yes give details. (Pl. Ref. Clause 2.6 r/w 3.9 & 4.4 of MDMS) Yes “MATA ABHIBHAVAK SANGH” have been formed at Schools through G.O. Dated 03.12.2007 to ensure community participation in the scheme. Further, G.O. Dated 24.04.2010 has been issued according to which it has been made mandatory that only those people shall be appointed as cook whose ward is studying in that school. Again, School Management Committees formed in schools comprises of 11 Parent as member. “MAA ABHIYAAN” has also been started through G.O. Dated 16.05.2017 which ensures monitoring of the scheme by mothers.
9. Have any guidelines framed for preparation of nutritious and economical Mid Day Meal, if yes give details. (Pl. Ref. Clause 4.1 of MDMS) Yes G.O. Dated 02.08.2006, 25.07.2013 and 02.12.2015 have been issued in this regard.
10. Has any IEC (Information, Education and Communication) activity undertaken to inform the end beneficiary i.e. the child through the parents about their fundamental right to receive and duty of the State to serve good quality and good quantity of hygienic food in dignified manner, if yes give details. (Pl. ref. Cl. 3.10) Yes Radio Jingles have been developed in this regard which were Aired on F.M. Radio and AIR to ensure dissemination of information to the end beneficiaries.
11. Has any dedicated mechanism developed for public grievance redressal with wide publicity and easy accessibility, if yes give details. Is there any separate web-site. (Pl. Ref. Clause 6.3 of MDMS) Yes 1. www.jansunwai.up.nic.in
2. Toll Free Number: 1800 419 0102. Complaints received on toll free number are noted in register and communicated to the districts and compliance is done with respective districts.
12. Have State Level, District Level and Block Level Steering-cum-Monitoring Committees been constituted, if yes give composition of each of the committee (Pl. Ref. Clause 3.2 r/w Ann. 8 of MDMS) Yes
राज्य स्तरीय स्टीयरिंग-कम-मॉनिटरिंग समिति
1. मुख्य सचिव, उ०प्र० शासन अध्यक्ष
2. प्रमुख सचिव/सचिव, बेसिक शिक्षा उपाध्यक्ष
3. आयुक्त, समाज कल्याण विभाग सदस्य
4. प्रमुख सचिव वित्त सदस्य
5. प्रमुख सचिव/सचिव, नियोजन सदस्य
6. प्रमुख सचिव/सचिव, स्वास्थ्य एवं परिवार कल्याण सदस्य
7. प्रमुख सचिव/सचिव, खाद्य एवं नागरिक आपूर्ति सदस्य
8. प्रमुख सचिव/सचिव, महिला एवं बाल कल्याण सदस्य
9. प्रमुख सचिव/सचिव, ग्राम्य विकास सदस्य
10. प्रमुख सचिव/सचिव, नगर विकास विभाग सदस्य
11. भारतीय खाद्य निगम का राज्य स्तरीय अधिकारी सदस्य
12. क्षेत्रीय निदेशक, नेशनल इंस्टिट्यूट ऑफ़ पब्लिक कोऑपरेशन एंड चाइल्ड डेवलपमेंट, लखनऊ सदस्य
13. नेशनल इंस्टिट्यूट ऑफ़ न्यूट्रीशन, हैदराबाद के प्रतिनिधि सदस्य
14. नेशनल इंस्टिट्यूट ऑफ़ हाईजीन एंड पब्लिक हेल्थ, कोलकाता के प्रतिनिधि सदस्य
15. सेंट्रल फ़ूड एंड टेक्नोलॉजिकल रिसर्च इंस्टिट्यूट, मैसूर के प्रतिनिधि सदस्य
16. भारत सरकार के लखनऊ स्थित क्षेत्रीय खाद्य एवं पोषण बोर्ड के निदेशक सदस्य
17. विभाग्याध्यक्ष, डिपार्टमेंट ऑफ़ न्यूट्रीशन, आई०टी० कॉलेज, लखनऊ सदस्य
18. जिलाधिकारी, बिजनौर सदस्य
19. जिलाधिकारी, पीलीभीत सदस्य
20. जिलाधिकारी, आजमगढ़ सदस्य
21. जिलाधिकारी गोरखपुर सदस्य
22. जिलाधिकारी, हमीरपुर सदस्य
23. प्राथमिक शिक्षक संघ के प्रांतीय अध्यक्ष सदस्य
24. राज्य परियोजना निदेशक, एस०एस०ए० सदस्य
25. यूनिसेफ के राज्य समन्वयक सदस्य
26. खाद्य आयुक्त सदस्य
27. प्रबंध निदेशक खाद्य एवं रसद विभाग सदस्य
28. निदेशक, पंचायती राज सदस्य
29. निदेशक, बेसिक शिक्षा सदस्य
30. भारत सरकार के प्रतिनिधि सदस्य
31. निदेशक मध्यान्ह भोजन प्राधिकरण सदस्य/ कार्यकारी सचिव

जिला स्तरीय टास्क फ़ोर्स
1. जिलाधिकारी अध्यक्ष
2. मुख्य विकास अधिकारी सदस्य
3. मुख्य चिकित्सा अधिकारी सदस्य
4. जिला विकास अधिकारी सदस्य
5. परियोजना निदेशक, डी०आर०डी०ए० सदस्य
6. समस्त उप-मुख्य चिकित्सा अधिकारी सदस्य
7. जिला विद्यालय निरीक्षक सदस्य
8. जिला बेसिक शिक्षा अधिकारी सदस्य सचिव
9. जिला समाज कल्याण अधिकारी सदस्य
10. जिला पूर्ति अधिकारी सदस्य
11. जिला पंचायत राज अधिकारी सदस्य
12. जिला कार्यक्रम अधिकारी सदस्य

विकास खंड स्तरीय टास्क फ़ोर्स
1. उप जिलाधिकारी
(अपने तहसील के सभी विकास खंड के लिए)
अध्यक्ष
2. खंड विकास अधिकारी सदस्य सचिव
3. सहायक बेसिक शिक्षा अधिकारी
(प्रति उप विद्यालय निरीक्षक)
सदस्य सचिव
4. प्रभारी चिकित्सा अधिकारी, प्राथमिक स्वास्थ्य केंद्र सदस्य
5. सहायक विकास अधिकारी, पंचायत सदस्य
6. नायब तहसीलदार सदस्य
7. उप जिलाधिकारी द्वारा नामित अन्य अधिकारी सदस्य
8. पूर्ति निरीक्षक सदस्य
13. What steps have taken for mobilization of mothers to watch Mid Day Meal (Pl. Ref. Circular dated 27.12.2005 of MHRD) “MATA ABHIBHAVAK SANGH” have been formed at Schools through G.O. Dated 03.12.2007 to ensure community participation in the scheme. Further, G.O. Dated 24.04.2010 has been issued according to which it has been made mandatory that only those people shall be appointed as cook whose ward is studying in that school. Again, School Management Committees formed in schools comprises of 11 Parent as member. “MAA ABHIYAAN” has also been started through G.O. Dated 16.05.2017 which ensures monitoring of the scheme by mothers.  
14. Does the State Government prepare and send all necessary information to MHRD in the manner as required under Para 5.1 r/w Ann. 11 and Para 5.4 r/w Form 1-3 of MDMS. Has any State Level Portal made to make available all this information for public at large. Yes.
Portal Address: upmdm.org
(All Govt. Orders, Releases and General Information regarding MDM Scheme are made public. MIS part of the Scheme is available only for District official only)
 
15. What is the status of setting up of dedicated website for MDM at State level linked with districts, please furnish the website address. www.upmdm.org
www.upmdm.in
 
16. What are the steps taken for training of cooks-cum-helpers on continuous basis on Food Safety and Hygiene(Pl. ref. guidelines dated 13.02.2015 of MDM Division, MHRD. For the training purpose of cook-cum helpers a short film named “POSHANA” is developed by MDMA with the help of UNICEF. Keeping in mind the sensitivity of mid day meal scheme, the major aspects of the scheme such as hygiene and safety measures, nutrition, inclusion, social equity etc. are included in the film. Keeping in mind the large number of cooks appointed in the scheme and that the majority of the cooks are not literate enough, the audio visual method of training is adopted. Also, this training film shall be used again and again to train the changed cooks over the years.  
17. Is there any consequential provision of law in case a person is found guilty of not properly implementing various aspects of the Mid Day Meal Scheme? If not, then is the State has any proposal to bring such law in force for ensuring better implementation of MDM Scheme. Yes G.O. Dated 07.09.2009 and 18.09.2009 have been issued in this regard.
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Hon'ble Supreme Court Order Dated 23.03.2017
State Information Regarding
WP (C) 618 of 2013
ANTARRASHTRIYA MANAV ADHIKAAR NIGRAANI
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U.O.I & ORS
School Information Regarding
WP (C) 618 of 2013
ANTARRASHTRIYA MANAV ADHIKAAR NIGRAANI
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U.O.I & ORS