International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2017)

A study to analyze the mid-day meal scheme and quality education at primary level


Manzoor Ahmad Sofi

Improving the conditions of the underprivileged and backward has been the major issues while forming the policies of India as a welfare state. The target is children in many policies, acts and also in schemes. The Government of India started Mid-day meal (MDM) scheme in the government primary schools with the objective of improving health of the poor children& to universalize elementary education. Though the quality has been gaining importance in all domains, yet, the quality factor seems to be missing. The study attempts to analyze mid-day meal scheme in relation to quality education at primary level. Random sample of teachers& parents were taken from primary schools of Srinagar and Pulwama. The data was collected from primary & secondary sources and it was concluded that the enrolment statistics have improved and the dropouts might have reduced however, quality in education and food has also decreased
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Manzoor Ahmad Sofi. A study to analyze the mid-day meal scheme and quality education at primary level. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 4, 2017, Pages 259-260
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