Mid-Day Meal Scheme will now be known as 'PM Poshan'

Mid-Day Meal Scheme will now be known as 'PM Poshan'

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Category : National Published on: October 02 2021

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·         The name of the mid-day meal scheme has been changed to 'PM Poshan' scheme under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

·         Under this, the government has allocated a total budget of 1.3 lakh crores for five years.

·         The Mid-Day Meal Scheme was started in the year 1995.

·         The objective of which was to improve the nutritional status of children in primary schools across the country and to provide nutritious meals to children at least once a day, Which later proved to be helpful in improving the enrollment of children in schools.

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