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(Free) Mid Day Meal Scheme 2022 ( State-wise List), Mid Day Meal Login

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Mid Day Meal Scheme, mid day meal login, mid day meal app, characteristics of mid day meal scheme

Mid Day Meal is a government scheme launched by the Indian Government and to implement over all the states of India. Nowadays the scheme is going too popular as it has any significance. For all the information related Mid-day meal scheme is discussed below.

What is Mid Day Meal Scheme?

The Mid Day Meal scheme is a meal system for the school going students, designated by the Government of India to increase the nutritional level of the school children. The programme is implemented national wide.
Through this programme, the government supplies free lunches on working days for all children of Lower Primary and Upper Primary schools. This scheme is available only for the government schools; along with Government aided schools, Madrasa and Muqtab can also get benefits from the mid-day meal scheme.
Actually, those schools which are under Sarva Shiksa Abhiyan can get the benefits. According to some Government reports the mid-day meal creating a record of serving more than 120,000,000 children in over more than 1,265,000 schools and other government centres. The mid-day meal scheme first launched in 1995.
Actually, the mid-day meal scheme is covered by the National Food Security Act, 2003. Actually mid-day meal most similar to the United States National School Lunch Act.
Mid Day Meal Scheme 2021

Importance of Mid Day Meal

From the first day of implementation, the mid-day meal scheme creates an important role in all over India. We can try to define the importance of mid-day meal scheme by some points.
◦ Mid-day meal is most important to eliminate classroom hunger.
◦ Mid-day meal is important to increasing school enrolment.
◦Mid-day meal is important due to increasing the attendance of students in schools.
◦ Mid-day meal is important to improve the socialization process among the different castes. It also improves the socialization process of children by improving their self wellness also.
◦ mid-day meal is important to increase the nutrition level of students.
◦ Mid-day meal is important to increase the level of Women Empowerment.

Objectives of mid-day meal programme

If we look at the objectives of mid-day meal programme then we have many such objectives but we have discussed only the main and most important objectives of the mid-day meal programme here. The objectives of mid-day meal programme are:
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◦ To avoid classroom hunger.
◦ To increase the school enrolment.
◦ to increase the attendance of the students.
◦ To improve the socialization process among the different castes students.
◦ To increase malnutrition.
◦ To empower women.

◦ History of mid day meal scheme

Actually, the mid-day meal has had a long history. The mid-day meal programme was first introduced in 1925 for the disadvantaged children in Madras Corporation.
Till the mid-1980’s many other states like Gujarat, Kerala and Tamil Nadu and Union Territory (UT) like Ponducerry had started a mid-day meal programme among the primary stages students.
And by 1990 – 1991 many other states started implementing mid day meal programme among their students and the number of stated increased to twelve after it.

Who started mid-day meal scheme?

Of course, in general words, the mid-day meal scheme was started by the Indian Government to help the students trough many purposes. They help poor students to get their lunch. Even in beginning the mid-day meal scheme only focuses on special categories students but present day more than 120,000,000 get benefits from the scheme.

◦ Mid day Meal Scheme login

It is of course very simple to login in the mid-day meal portal or website. But all the states have their own different websites. Besides, one central website is there to help centrally.
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Follow the below links to login mid-day meal portal. Find your state and check the portal:
1. First of all search mid-day meal in google and the central porta like which is displayed as.
    2. After clicking on the link https://www.mdm.nic.in/ a new window will be open. The window will be like
  3. After you see this, you should clicK THE MIS LOGIN button, which will be seen in the top of the site.
 4. After it, you will finally see the login page that you asked or wanted for. Select as you wanted from the portal.

All the state government mid-day meal log in websites are as follows

States
Website links
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Click here
Chattisgarh
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Telangana
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal

Mid-day meal menu

Even every state have their own menu of mid-day meal but here we will highlight the mid-day meal menu chart of the state Andhra Pradesh.
   
Monday
Rice, Egg curry, Chickpea
Tuesday
Puliohara, Tomato dal, Boiled egg
Wednesday
Vegetable Rice, Aloo Kurma, Boiled egg, Chickpea
Thursday
Kichidi, Tomato chutney, Boiled egg
Friday
Rice, Asparagus, Boiled egg, Chickpea
Saturday
Rice, Sambar, and Sweet Pongal

In which state mid-day meal started first

The first mid-day meal scheme was started in Tamil Nadu, that’s why Tamil Nadu is called the pioneer of mid-day meal. K. Kamraj was the then chief minister of Tamil Nadu.

◦ Mid-day meal app Download

Along with the web version, people also can log in and connect with the mid-day meal scheme through the app. Even there are many apps are there as called the mid-day meal official app but don’t worry guys we mention the real and official app of mid-day meal scheme here. Surprisingly, the mid-day meal app had already crossed 100k+ downloads in Google Play Store.
1. First of all, open the play store on your mobile and search mid-day meal app.
2. You will get a long list, but don’t worry select the first app, which has 100k+ downloads.
3. Of course, anyone can know that, press the Install icon after it.

◦ Mid-day meal in schools

Of course, anyone can know that the mid-day meal scheme is actually designated for the schools. Through this scheme children of lower, primary and upper primary schools have their lunch for free in schools. Mid-day meal scheme covers all govt aided schools along with Madrasa and Muqtab. The government can manage and produced lunch for all the working days and the recipes are different every day.

◦ Mid-day meal salary

For more than 10 years, the salaries of mid-day meal workers are very low as they have been paid only just Rs. 1000 a month; of which Rs. 600 provides by the centre and the states the rest. Even along with Rs. 1000 a month 19 states and Union Territories have given some additional sums but in the states, such as Uttar Pradesh, Assam, and Maharashtra, those workers received only just Rs. 1000 a month.

◦ Characteristics of Mid-day meal scheme

Even there are many characteristics are of mid-day meal. But here, we will discuss only a few of them, which are most important.
◦ To avoid classroom hunger that most of the students of rural areas had.
◦ To increase the school enrolment.
◦ to increase the attendance of the students, which also can improve the mental concentration of students toward studies.
◦ To improve the socialization process among the different castes students.
◦ To increase malnutrition, which of course make a student physically fit.
◦ To empower women through many faculties.

◦ Benefits of Mid-day meal scheme

Of course, the mid-day meal has many different benefits from different sides, that’s the reason why the government highly implement this mid-day mead scheme among the states.
◦ The mid-day meal is benefited to avoid classroom hunger.
◦ The mid-day meal is benefited to increase the school enrolment.
◦ The mid-day meal is benefited to increase the attendance of the students.
◦ The mid-day meal is benefited to improve the socialization process among the different castes students.
◦ The mid-day meal is benefited to increase malnutrition.
◦ The mid-day meal is benefited to empower women in different ways.

◦ Mid-day meal NGO

Under the mid-day meal scheme, the school-going children under 6 to 14 years of age can get their lunch for free. There are many NGO’s are there which are always related to the mid-day meal scheme and helps a lot to the children by donating those are:
◦ Akshaya Patra Foundation
◦ Isha Education
 ◦ Rajasthan Bal Kalyan Samiti (RBKS)
◦ Navasrushti International Trust
◦ Rural Development Foundation (RDF)
◦ Milaan Be The Change
◦ Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled
◦ Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS)
◦ Puskal Youth Development Society (PYDS)
◦ ISKCON Food Relief Foundation (IFRF)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Mid Day Meal Programme?

Mid Day meal is actually a government programme, launched by the Government of India. This Mid day Meal Scheme is launched only for the students of Government Institutions. Under this scheme, the students get the lunch at the free of cost.

Why was mid day meal started?

Mid day meal is a government scheme. This mid day meal scheme was started to give free lunch at government institutions.

Who is responsible for midday meal program at school secondary?

The concerned authorities of State Governments are mainly responsible for mid day meal at secondary schools.

How mid day meals distributed in shut down?

The Supreme Court of India asked the concerned authorities of States and Union Territories to distribute the mid day meal to students home. As many of the governments already distribute those to the homes of the students.

What is the importance of mid day meal?

The importance of mid day meal as follows:
◦ Mid day meal is most important to eliminate classroom hunger.
◦ Mid day meal is important to increasing school enrolment.
◦Mid day meal is important due to increasing the attendance of students in schools.
◦ Mid day meal is important to improve the socialization process among the different castes. It also improves the socialization process of children by improving their self wellness also.
◦ Mid day meal is important to increase the nutrition level of students.
◦ Mid day meal is important to increase the level of Women Empowerment.

What are the objectives of mid day meal?

The objective of mid day meal scheme is to:
◦ To avoid classroom hunger.
◦ To increase the school enrolment.
◦ to increase the attendance of the students.
◦ To improve the socialization process among the different castes students.
◦ To increase malnutrition.
◦ To empower women.

Which state first start mid day meal?

Literally, the Tamil Nadu state had first started mid day meal.

What is the reason for providing mead day meals in government schools?

The main reason is to provide mid-day meal scheme into the government school is to provide free lunch.

When was the mid day meal started?

The mid day meal scheme was stated in 1995.

Who launched mid day meal scheme?

The mid day meal programme was first introduces in 1925 for the disadvantaged children in Madras Corporation. Literally, the mid day meal scheme was launched in Tamil Nadu, that’s why Tamil Nadu is called the pioneer of mid day meal. K. Kamraj was the then chief minister of Tamil Nadu.

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Abhijit Das: Abhijit Das is primarily a student. He is always attracted towards blogging and launched this blog for providing information regarding government schemes and scholarships. You can easily connect with him through social media @abhijitvwdas.