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Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
22-December-2015 18:25 IST
Central and State Shares in Mid-Day-Meal

The ratio of sharing of funds between Centre and the State Governments for the Mid Day Meal Scheme was 75:25 for non-NER States /UTs and 90:10 for NER States till
2014-15. The Central Government has decided that the sharing pattern of Mid Day Meal Scheme will be in the ratio of 60:40 for non-NER States, 100% for UTs and 90:10 for NER States and 3 Himalayan States w. e. f. 2015-16. 

 

The funds released to Government of Uttar Pradesh and utilized by the State Government during the last three years including current year under Mid Day Meal Scheme is as under:

 

                                                                                        (Rs. in lakh)

Year

Release

Expenditure

2012-13

132113.69

110536.65

2013-14

120750.57

115316.06

2014-15

105142.49

117628.94

2015-16

67478.43

65715.38

 

 

The Central Government had meetings with State Governments at Aurangabad and Amritsar on 11th July, 2015 and 16th September, 2015 respectively to review the performance of the Mid Day Meal Scheme.         

 

This information was given by the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani yesterday in a written reply to the Lok Sabha question.

 

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