Rate of Cooking Cost of Mid-Day Meal, 2016

Government of West Bengal
School Education Department
Mid Day Meal Section
Plot 7/1, Block- DK, Salt Lake, Sector – II,
Karunamoyee, Kolkata-91

No. 230-(23)-SE(CMDMP)/Genl-11/2011 Date: 18.07.2016

From: The Project Director (CMDMP)
School Education Department
Government of West Bengal

1-18 The District Magistrate …………….. (All)

19 Jt. Commissioner, Kolkata Municipal Corporation
5, S.N.Banerjee Road, Kolkata-700013

20 Labour Commissioner, West Bengal
New Secretariat Building (11th Floor), Kolkata -700001

21 The Sub-Divisional Officer, Siliguri Subdivision

22 Executive Director, Education Department
Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA)
Louis Jubilee Complex, PO & Dist.: Darjeeling, Pin-734101

23 Chairman, Kolkata Primary School Council
27-A, Bosepukur Road, Kolkata-700042

Sub: Revised rate of Cooking Cost under Mid-Day Meal Scheme.


I am directed to inform that the rate of Cooking Cost per child per school day as provided by the Central Government and State Government (under 60:40) has been revised with effect from 1st July, 2016, in the following manner:

StageTotal Cost Per MealContribution CentralContribution State
Primary (Class I to V)Rs.4.13Rs.2.48Re. 1.65
Upper Primary (Class VI to VIII)Rs.6.18Rs.3.71Rs.2.47
STC (NCLP)Rs.6.18Rs.3.71Rs.2.47

All the Nodal Officers of Mid-Day Meal Scheme are requested to take necessary action so that the revised rate of Cooking Cost takes effect from 1st July, 2016 positively. Cooking Cost will be allowed to schools on the basis of actual average attendance of children.

In this connection, it may be stated that the quantity of rice for Primary schools per child per school day is 100 gms. and 150 gms. for Upper Primary schools and STC.

This may be circulated to all concerned including schools.

Yours faithfully,

Sd/- Project Director

No. 230-SE dated 18.07.2016

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