Chief Minister Breakfast Scheme: Tamil Nadu government approved Rs 33.56 crore! Click here to know its meaning, and what will be on the menu
The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 33.56 crore for the 'Mukhyamantri Breakfast Scheme' to provide free morning breakfast to government school students studying in classes I to V.
In the first phase, the scheme will benefit a total of 1,545 government primary schools, where more than 1.14 lakh children will get breakfast in school. Earlier, Chief Minister MK Stalin announced that all government primary school students from classes I to V would be provided nutritious breakfast on all working days.
He also mentioned that the scheme will be implemented through local bodies and will be expanded in phases to all parts of the state. Now the Tamil Nadu government has passed a government order in which 1,545 government school students get breakfast in the first phase of the scheme.
Delivering a speech at the 'Awareness Program for School Students, Mental and Physical Health' program on Wednesday morning, CM MK Stalin asked him that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and many people miss it. He also recalled how he used to miss breakfast during his college days due to the rush to catch a government bus to the college.
Then he mentioned the 'Snack' scheme in his speech and also issued a government order on the breakfast scheme.
Chief Minister Breakfast Scheme: What's on the Menu?
On Monday - Rice Upma or Rava Upma or Semayya Upma or Wheat Upma with Vegetable Sambar.
On Tuesday - Rava khichdi or semaya khichdi, vegetable khichdi or wheat Rava khichdi with vegetable sambar.
On Wednesday - Pongal or Rava Pongal and Vegetable Sambar
On Thursday - Rice Upma or Rava Upma or Semaya Upma or Wheat Rava Upma and Rava Kesari or Semaya Kesari
On Fridays - Rava Khichdi or Semaya Khichdi or Vegetable Khichdi and Rava Kesari or Semaya Kesari.
It also mentions that a millet meal twice weekly should be included in the breakfast menu. Breakfast will be provided on all working days of the school.
Mukhyamantri Snacks Yojana is a mid-day meal scheme that will motivate a lot of poor families to send their children to school, this scheme will also lead to nutritional deficiency, the establishment of excellent schools, and establishment of primary health centers in urban areas.