Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme | Objectives and Menu

AP Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme was first started in 2003 with Mid-day Meal. The scheme’s main aim is to provide nutritious food for the students of Andhra Pradesh. Read this entire article to learn more about the menu, objectives, and scheme implementation.

Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme Overview:

Many students in every state are suffering from malnutrition due to insufficient food. So, the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh started the Jagananna Gorumudda scheme. The main aim is to provide nutritious food like eggs, rice, dal, etc., for the students of AP.

Firstly, in 2003, a mid-day meal was provided only for the primary students, i.e. 1st – 5th standard. But in 2006, it also extended to high school students. The mid-day meal is later called the Jagananna Gorumudda scheme. This applies to the students of government/government affiliated/Madrasahs/Maqtabs/STC educational institutions. Every student will get a free lunch with complete nutrition.

Scheme nameAP Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme
Launched byAndhra Pradesh government
State DepartmentAP
BeneficiariesSchool students of AP
ObjectiveTo provide nutritious meals for the students
Official websitehttps://jaganannagorumudda.ap.gov.in

Objectives of Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme:

The main objectives of the Mid-day meal scheme are,

  • To provide free lunch for primary and high school students.
  •  To reduce the mal-nutrition cases among the students.
  •  It can increase student admissions in schools.
  •  To help students from Government/Government affiliated schools.

Implementation of the Scheme:

  • The directorate of school education monitors it.
  •  All Directors of Schol Education are responsible for implementing the scheme correctly.
  •  The ratio between central and state governments in this scheme is 60:40.
  •  The state government is 100% responsible for the high schools.
  •  Best salaries are given to cook and distribute the food responsibly.
  •  The state government provides all the food grains and ingredients.

Jagananna gorumudda Menu:

There is a unique and specific menu for the students under the Jagananna Gorumudda scheme. That is,

DayFood items
MondayRice, Egg curry, Pappucharu and Chikki
TuesdayBoiled egg, Pulihora and Dhal
WednesdayVegetable rice, boiled eggs, aloo kurma and chikki
ThursdayBoiled eggs, Kitchidi and Tomato pickle
FridayGreen Leaves dal, Boiled egg, rice and Chikki
SaturdayRice sambar and sweet pongal

Contact details:

All the details regarding the scheme are provided on the official website. If there are any issues, contact the phone numbers below.

Sri Budithi Rajasekhar, IAS
Phone number: 0863-2444270
Email: secy_se@ap.gov.in

Sri B.M Diwan Mydeen, IFS
Post: Director of Mid-day Meals & Sanitation School Education Department
Phone number: 9701352233
Email: diwanifs@gmail.com.
What is Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme?
It is a scheme to provide free lunches for primary and high school students of AP.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

What is Jagananna Gorumudda Scheme?

It is a scheme to provide free lunches for primary and high school students of AP.

How many eggs are given in a week?

Five eggs are provided to the students a week.

Is the scheme only for primary school students?

At first, it was only up to primary school, but later on, it extended to high schools.

Is the central government responsible for the food of high-school students?

No, the state government is responsible for providing food for high-school students.

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