PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMISSIONER AND DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL EDUCATION ::
ANDHRA PRADESH :: HYDERABAD – 4.
Sub:- Mid Day Meal Scheme – Inspections of schools for effective monitoring of the scheme – Instructions - Reg.
Read:- 1. Review of MDM Scheme by Hon’ble Minister for Secondary Education, Govt. of A.P., Hyderabad.
2. Letter dated.03/11/2011 of the Joint Secretary,GOI, MHRD, New Delhi.
The attention of all the Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Educational Officers in the State is invited to thereferences, read above and they are Informed that the Hon’ble Minister for School Education, during the review meeting held on 23/06/2012 has stated that the MDM Scheme has to be inspected thoroughly by the District officials responsible for implementation of the Scheme.
Further, in the reference 2nd read above, the Joint Secretary to GOI, MHRD, New Delhi has stated that “Chapter 4 of the MDM guidelines stipulates that success of the Mid Day Meal Programme revolves around the manner, in which it is implemented at the school. Safety and hygiene standards must be set and practiced with rigor” and hence emphasized for strict compliance of the GOI guidelines and also on the monitoring of the Scheme by regular inspections.
In view of the above, the following instructions are issued for effective monitoring of the Mid Day Meal Scheme:
1.Each and every school should be visited (3) times by the inspecting official in an academic year.
2. The RJDSE/DEO/Dy.EO/MEO should cover the schoolsin the following percentage
RJDSE - 5% in each category per month
DEO - 10% in each category per month
Dy.EO/MEO - 30% in each category per month
3. The monthly visit report of the inspecting official should be submitted to C&DSE duly extending a copy of the same to his next higher official.
4. The percentage of inspection of schools will be counted in the performance assessment of the official in a monthly work done statement.
These Instructions should be followed scrupulously.
This has the approval of Commissioner and Director of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad.
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