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Odisha Govt seeks hike in unit cost of MDM for class IX, X Students


MDM for studentsInsight Bureau:  In a bid to ensure nutrition food for poor children studying in high school, the Odisha government on Monday organized National Workshop on Mid Day Meal for the year 2017 in Bhubaneswar.

Director (Mid-Day Meal), govt. of India, Ministry of HRD, Mr. Vijaya Bhaskar Guralla with six associates also participated in the workshop.

The Workshop was inaugurated by School & Mass Education Minister, Badri Narayan Patra by lighting the lamp. In his inaugural speech the Minister stressed the need for enhancing the unit cost of MDM, Cook­ cum-Helpers honorarium, MME allotment and extending the benefits of MDM to the poor children studying in class IX & X in Govt. school and the deserving students studying in private schools also like Saraswati Shishu Mandira, Vivekananda School etc.