Annexure-7

[Ref: Para 3.1]

No. F. 5-1/2006-Desk(MDM) Govt. of India Ministry of Human Resource Development Department of Elementary Education & Literacy Mid-Day Meal Division ***

Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi

9 th March, 2006.

 

ORDER

With the approval of the competent authority it has been decided to constitute a Programme Approval Board for Mid-Day Meal Scheme (MDM-PAB) to examine the Annual Work Plan of programme implementation of each State/UT before releasing Central assistance. Each State Government’s Department incharge of Mid-Day Meal Scheme shall furnish all essential/relevant information in the Annual Work Plan (district-wise) including new initiatives/innovations/good practices, and the same shall be considered by the MDM-PAB at the commencement of each financial year for approval.

As Central Assistance under MDM Scheme is being released biannually in two instalments, the progress of implementation would also be appraised by the MDM-PAB before releasing the IInd instalment.

  1. In pursuance of the above, the MDM-PAB shall comprise of the following persons:
  2. The non-official members shall be reimbursed TA/DA as per Central Govt. rules.
1. Secretary to Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Elementary Education & Literacy Chairperson
2. Director, NIEPA, or his representative Member
3. Director, NCERT, or his representative Member
4. Joint Secretary, Elementary Education-II, Department of Elementary Education & Literacy Member
5. Joint Secretary, Elementary Education-I, Department of Elementary Education & Literacy Member
6. Joint Secretary, Adult Education, Department of Elementary Education & Literacy Member
7. Joint Secretary, Planning, Department of Secondary & Higher Education Member
8. Financial Advisor, HRD Member
9. Advisor (Education), Planning Commission or his representative Member
10. Joint Secretary, Women & Child Development Department Member
11. Joint Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution Member
12. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, Incharge of SGRY Member
13. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Development of North-Eastern States Member
14. Dr. (Mrs.) Shashi Prabha Gupta, Technical Advisor, Food & Nutrition Board, Department of WCD, New Delhi. Member
15. Dr. (Mrs.) Prema Ramachandran, Director, Nutrition Foundation of India, New Delhi. Member
15. Two other experts of NSMC in rotation. Member
16. Director/ Dy. Secretary/ Dy. Ednl. Adviser incharge Member Secretary

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(P.K. Mohanty)

Dy. Educational Advisor Copy:

                • Private Secretary to Minister of Human Resource Development
                • Private Secretary to Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development
                • Sr. Principal Private Secretary to Secretary, Department of Elementary Education & Literacy
                • Sr. Principal Private Secretary to Secretary, Department of Secondary & Higher Education
                • Financial Adviser, MoHRD
                • Adviser (Education), Planning Commission
                • Director, NIEPA, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi-110 016.
                • Director, NCERT, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi-110 016.
                • Joint Secretary (Elementary Education-II), Department of Elementary Education & Literacy
                • Joint Secretary, Adult Education, Department of Elementary Education & Literacy
                • Joint Secretary, Planning, Department of Secondary & Higher Education
                • Joint Secretary, Women & Child Development Department
                • Joint Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution
                • Joint Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, Incharge of SGRY
                • Joint Secretary, Ministry of Development of North-Eastern States
                • Joint Secretary (Elementary Education-I) Department of Elementary Education & Literacy
                • Dr. (Mrs.) Shashi Prabha Gupta, Technical Advisor, Food & Nutrition Board, Department of WCD, Jeevan Deep Bldg, 2nd Floor, Parliament Street, New Delhi.
                • Dr. (Mrs.) Prema Ramachandran, Director, Nutrition Foundation of India, 1-13, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110 016.
                • Principal Secretary / Secretary of the Nodal Department for NP-NSPE in all State Governments / UT Administrations, for information.

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(P.K. Mohanty)