[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.
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.||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|
Dy. Educational Advisor Copy: