Mid Day Meal Rules

The Mid Day Meal Rules, 2015 have been notified under the National Food Security Act, 2013 and the same are effective from the date of its publication i.e. 30th September, 2015.

  • Rules. 2. Rule 7 provides for the role of SMCs in monitoring of the MDM Scheme. Further, the Rule provides that Headmaster or Headmistress of the school shall be empowered to utilize any fund in the school temporarily for the purpose of continuation of the Mid Day Meal Scheme in the school.
  • Rule 8 emphasizes on the quality of food to ensure that the meal meets the nutritional standards and quality prescribed by the MDM Rules.
  • Rule 9 is about food security allowance to be paid by the State Government, if MDM is not provided in any school for three consecutive days or five days in a month. The State Government shall take action to fix responsibility on the person or agency in accordance with the procedure laid down.