Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme 2024: AP YSR Mid Day Meal Scheme

Mid-day Meal Scheme has been very successful since its launch in 1995 across the nation. Many impoverished households sent their children to the schools to satisfy their hunger. This does not only ensure sufficient nutritional intake but also conveys education to such students.

The government of Andhra Pradesh also launched the Mid-Day Meal Scheme in 2003 across the state to disperse the same benefits. Later, the scheme came to be known as the Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme. In the following article, we shall be learning about every important aspect of the Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme. Check the complete details regarding the same below.

Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme : AP YSR Mid Day Meal Scheme
Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme

YSR Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme

Jagananna Gorumudda Pathakam is a mid-day meal scheme launched in the year 2003 across the state of Andhra Pradesh. Initially, the scheme was applicable for only primary level students, i.e. from Class I to Class V. However, its benefits were extended to the upper primary students (Class VI-VIII) and High School students (Class IX-X) in October 2008. Later, in the year 2010, it also included the Special Schools students in NCLP.

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The scheme is applicable for the mentioned category of students studying in government/ govt-aided/ Madrasahs/ Maqtabs (under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan)/ Local Body STC. Under this AP Mid-Day Meal Scheme, free lunch will be provided to the students in the government based institutions. The scheme will ensure the proper nutritional value intake, food security, and access to education for these learners. The food will be served on all the working days.

జగన్నాథ్ నెయిల్ స్కీమ్ కింద ప్రభుత్వ సంస్థలలోని విద్యార్థులకు ఉచిత భోజనం అందిస్తారు. సరైన పోషకాహారం మరియు ఆహార భద్రతతో పాటు విద్యార్థులకు విద్యను అందించడం ఈ పథకం లక్ష్యం. ఈ పథకం మొదటి నుండి పదవ తరగతి వరకు ప్రభుత్వ, ప్రభుత్వ-సహాయక, మదర్సా మరియు మక్తాబ్స్ (సర్వ శిక్షా అభియాన్ కింద) విద్యార్థులకు వర్తిస్తుంది

Brief Description of Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme

Article CategoryAP Govt Scheme
Name of the SchemeJagananna Gorumudda Scheme
State DepartmentDepartment of School Education
Higher AuthorityGovernment of Andhra Pradesh
BeneficiariesPrimary, Upper Primary and High School students
ObjectiveTo provide quality and nutritious food in the government schools
Scheme StatusActive
Official Websiteapmdm.apcfss.in

Objectives of YSR Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme

The broad objective of the YSR Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme are:

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  • To provide free meals in schools to eligible students.
  • The scheme aims to enhance more admissions in the schools.
  • It will augment the student’s attendance in classrooms.
  • To avoid malnutrition and ensure adequate nutritional intake.
  • More participation in school activities and events.

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Implementation of YSR Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme

  • Directorate of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, monitors the MDM Scheme in the state.
  • The whole cost is combinedly borne by the central and state governments at the ratio of 60:40.
  • However, for the high school students, it is a 100% share of the state government.
  • Recently, the AP govt has increased the salaries of the cooking staff and the one responsible for the distribution of the meals.
  • The essential foodgrains are provided by the central govt to the state.

Day-wise Food Menu

MondayAnnam (Cooked Rice), Guddu- Koora (Egg Curry), Pappuchaaru, Chikki
TuesdayUdikinchinaguddu (Boiled Eggs), Pulihora (Tamarind/ Lemon/ Mango-rice) Dhal with Tomatoes (Tomato Pappu)
WednesdayKooragayalaannam (Vegetable Rice), Udikinchinaguddu (Boiled Eggs), Aloo Khurma, Chikki
ThursdayUdikinchinaguddu (Boiled Eggs), Pesarapappuannam (Kitchidi), Tomato Chutney
FridayAkukoorapappu (Dhal with green leaves), Udikinchinaguddu (Boiled Eggs), Annam (Cooked Rice), Chikki
SaturdayAnnam (Cooked Rice), Sambhar, Theepipongali (Sweet Pongal)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the aim of Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme?

The scheme aims to provide mid-day meals to the students from class I -X studying in govt, govt-aided, Madrasahs, etc. at zero cost. With this, it govt will ensure education access and adequate nutritional value intake amongst the children of the state.

What are the benefits of the AP Mid-Day Meal Scheme?

Through the scheme, on all the working days free food will be disbursed among the poor students across the state satisfying their hunger and good health.

What is the new AP Mid-Day Meal Menu?

The same has been described in the above article under the sub-section “Day-wise Food Menu”. Further, click here for more details on the menu.

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