Over Rs 7.5-cr released for mid-day meals at Delhi schools

By Pti

Rs 7.5-cr released for mid-day meals at schools


New Delhi, Oct 20: Funds to the tune of over Rs 7.5 crores have been released for government-aided schools in Delhi for serving mid-day meals to students in their primary and upper primary classes.

"The amount of Rs 7,52,18,440 has been released towards cooking costs under mid-day meal scheme for primary and upper primary classes of government-aided schools for the 2014-15 financial year," said a senior education department official.

At present, there are 95,182 students studying in primary and upper primary classes at government-aided schools in the national capital. According to the government, central district, which has 20,261 students in government-aided schools, received the biggest chunk of the fund allocation among the districts.

"Central district of Delhi received over Rs 1.63 crore under mid-day meal scheme while north district, where 16,947 students are studying in primary and upper primary classes, has been given over Rs 1.32 crore. South Delhi schools received more than Rs 1.14 crore under the scheme," he said, adding that over Rs 98 lakh was given to the New Delhi district where 13,299 students are studying in government-aided schools.

The north-east district, with 5,483 students, got over Rs 44 lakh. The official added that the east district received over Rs 34 lakh followed by North-West A district (Rs 31,63,428.48), North-West B (Rs 13,48,694.88), West-A (Rs 38,54,379.36), West-B (24,37,150.08), South-West A (Rs 58,04,582.88).


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