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International Journal of Home Science

2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART C

A study on the nutritional status of mid-day meal gaining pre-school children in urban area of Sultanpur city

Author(s): Dr. Mamta Jaiswal, Sharddha Singh, Dr. Alka Yadav and Sarita Iraj
Abstract:
The objective of present investigation was a study on the nutritional status of mid-day meal gaining pre-school children in urban area of Sultanpur city. The mid-day meal scheme was launched by the ministry of human resource Development, Department of education with effect from 15th august 1995 for the benefit of students in primary school in employment assurance scheme (EAS) earlier revamped public Distribution system blocks (2368). The scheme covers students class I-V in the government primary schools. The objective of this study was to investigate the nutritional status of the selected primary school children and the type of food provide by the school. The selection of the study area was primary school of Sultanpur city which was purposively selected for the study. Total 100 primary school children were selected for the study purpose. Mid-day meal has been provided to all Government primary school. Maximum 62(%) number of respondents taken boiled food and 25 (%) number of respondents taken fried food and minimum 3 (%) number of respondents taken steamed food and 10(%) number of respondents taken all these types of food.
Pages: 130-134  |  24 Views  46 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Mamta Jaiswal, Sharddha Singh, Dr. Alka Yadav, Sarita Iraj. A study on the nutritional status of mid-day meal gaining pre-school children in urban area of Sultanpur city. Int J Home Sci 2019;5(2):130-134.
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