The Mid-day Meal Programme is one of the most important flagships Programme implemented jointly by the Central and the State Government has their committed share contribution of 75% and 25% respectively to the resources of Annual Work Plan outlay. The District Magistrate is the Nodal Officer of CMDM Programme in the district. The entire mechanism is being maneuvered under the leadership of the District Magistrate. He and his other subordinate authorities such as SDOs and BDOs are mainly responsible for implementation of the scheme. Similarly, District Inspector of School, Primary and Secondary Education alongwith their field level officials are responsible for day to day monitoring of the school.
Objectives of the Programme: Under the direction of the Supreme Court the key objectives of the Programme are to protect the children from classroom hunger, increase school enrollment and attendance, improved socialization among the children belonging to all castes, addressing malnutrition, and social empowerment through provision of employment to women (Self Help group).