Implementation of Mid-Day Meal Scheme in Government Elementary Schools of Bihar
Keywords:Implementation, Elementary Schools, Mid-Day Meal Scheme.
Hunger and malnutrition are major hindrances in the way of child development. The introduction of Mid-Day Meal Scheme is considered as one of the major steps taken in this regard to improve and strengthen educational development and nutritional status of the children. The state of Bihar has been going through series of educational reforms and introduction of Mid-Day Meal Scheme is one among them. Though the state has made all efforts to implement Mid-Day Meal Scheme in its true spirit, the questions that remain unanswered are whether actually and effectively Mid-Day Meal Scheme has been implemented in Government Elementary Schools and what problems are being faced by Mid-Day Meal in charges with respect to implementation of Mid- Day Meal Scheme. The present paper is a brief attempt made in this regard and is directed towards answering these questions and in giving suggestions for the same. The study has been conducted on Mid-Day Meal in charges of Government Elementary Schools of Bihar.
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