Thursday, February 14, 2019

Mid Day Meal Scheme – Enhancement of honorarium from Rs.1000 to Rs.3000/

School Education Department – Mid Day Meal Scheme – Enhancement of
honorarium from Rs.1000 to Rs.3000/- per month to Cook-cum-Helpers working
under Mid Day Meal Scheme – Orders – Issued.

                   SCHOOL EDUCATION (PROG.I) DEPARTMENT
 
G.O.Ms.No.                                                                 Dated:12.02.2019                                                                                                  Read
   From the Commissioner of School Education, A.P., Amaravati,
 Lr.Rc.No.33/MDM/2018, dt:10.07.2018.
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ORDER:

    In the reference read above, the Commissioner of School Education, A.P. has
 stated that Government of AP is implementing the Mid-Day meal program under the
 Centrally Sponsored Scheme.

2.    The Commissioner of School Education has further stated that 88,296 Cook-cum
-Helpers are presently working under MDM scheme in the State and the  State 
Government is following the MHRD norms for engaging the Cook-cum-Helpers
in the Schools. As per the GoI norms, the Cook- cum-Helpers are being paid honorarium
of Rs.1,000/- per month  (In 60:40 ratio as Central and State share respectively).
From the month of September, 2017 the honorarium is being paid through Centralized
  Payment System.The Cook-cum-Helpers (CCHs) working under Mid-Day Meal
 Scheme are frequently demanding for enhancement of honorarium.

3.    The State Level Steering-cum-Monitoring Committee (SSMC) meeting was 
held on 06.03.2018  to review the implementation of MDM scheme and to make
 necessary recommendation for PAB 2018-19. "Enhancement of honorarium to
 Cook-cum-Helpers"  is one of the issues taken up by the SSMC. The SSMC 
has opined that the honorarium being paid to the Cook-cum-Helpers is very meager
 and need to be enhanced as per existing rules/norms.
  
 4.    The Commissioner of School Education, AP  has further stated that the matter
 was placed before Govt. of India during PAB meeting. The Commissioner of School
 Education, AP has meanwhile, requested to issue necessary orders to enhance the
 honorarium of Cook-cum-Helpers.   


5.    In the circumstances stated by the Commissioner of School Education, A.P.
in the reference read above and after careful examination of the matter,
 Government hereby enhance honorarium from Rs.1000/- to Rs.3000/- per
 month from 01.02.2019 to Cook-cum-Helpers working under Mid Day meal
 Scheme and to meet the expenditure under the head of account 2202-01-112-
-06-05-310/312.     
                                                
6.    The Commissioner of School Education, A.P. shall take further action accordingly.

7.    This orders issues with the concurrence of the Finance (FMU-School Edn) 
Dept vide their U.O.No.41022/166/2018, dated:12.02.2019.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH





Mid Day Meal Scheme – Enhancement of honorarium from Rs.1000 to Rs.3000/





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