‘Mid-day Meal’ scheme was started in which year?

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Anonymous User asked 16-Apr-2019 in Indian economy by Anonymous User

‘Mid-day Meal’ scheme was started in which year?

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Anonymous User answered 03-Jul-2020 by Anonymous User

Mid-Day Meal Scheme. With a view to enhancing enrolment, retention and attendance and simultaneously improving nutritional levels among children, the National Programme of Nutritional Support to Primary Education (NP-NSPE) was launched as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme on 15th August 1995.

The program supplies free snacks on working days for youngsters in essential and upper essential classes in government, government helped, nearby body, Education Guarantee Scheme, and exchange imaginative instruction habitats, Madarsa and Maqtabs bolstered under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, and National Child Labor Project schools run by the service of work.

Serving 120,000,000 kids in more than 1,265,000 schools and Education Guarantee Scheme focuses, it is the biggest of its sort on the planet.  

Under article 24, section 2c of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, to which India is a gathering, India has focused on yielding 'sufficient nutritious food' for kids. The program has experienced numerous progressions since its dispatch in 1995. The Midday Meal Scheme is secured by the National Food Security Act, 2013. The lawful support to the Indian school supper program is much the same as the legitimate sponsorship gave in the US through the National School Lunch Act.