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Consultation on preparation of Mid Day Meal rules held

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 Jun 2015 12:00 AM GMT

A Reporter
Shillong, JUNE 1: A two day tiol Level Consultation on preparation of Mid Day Meal (MDM) rules under tiol Food Security Act, 2013 for Mid Day Meal Scheme and roadmap for extending benefit of Social Security Schemes to cook cum helpers was held on Monday at Hotel Pinewood, Shillong. Speaking on the occasion, the Secretary Department of School Education and Literacy, MHRD, Government of India, Vrinda Sarup said, “The implementation of the MDM is a crucial issue and therefore framing of the rules is significant to cope with the rising situation.” Highlighting the need for persol hygiene in schools, Sarup informed that under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan campaign there is a provision for the construction of school toilets and that the school authorities and the concerned Department should make provisions for arranging of hand-washing facilities in schools.

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