An Evaluation of The Mid-Day Meal Scheme Implemented in Primary Schools of Sonitpur District of Assam

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Dr. Rituparna Choudhury, Darpana Saikia, Pinechumi Konwar, Suprava Deb Roy


The Mid-Day Mil Scheme was launched by the Indian government in 1995 to provide proper nutrition to children along with education. The main objective of this study is to find out the satisfaction level of primary school teachers, students and parents towards various aspects of Mid-Day Meal Scheme implemented in Primary Schools of Sonitpur District of Assam. In this study, the population was all the teachers, students and their parents of government, private and aided primary schools of Sonitpur district of Assam. The investigators have used descriptive survey method and the sample has been selected by using purposive sampling technique. A sample of 50 primary school's teachers, 50 primary school's students and 50 parents are selected. In this study, the investigators have used self-made tool related to Mid-day Meal Scheme which has been developed based on the earlier studies conducted by various researchers to collect data and these data were analysed by using appropriate statistical techniques as percentage. From this study, the investigator found that Majority of teachers exhibit high and above average level of satisfaction, majority of students exhibit above average level of satisfaction and majority of parents exhibit extremely high level of satisfaction towards various aspects of Mid-Day Meal Scheme.


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