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Annapurna Milk Scheme (AMS) Rajasthan: school students to get milk thrice a week | Eligibility, Benefits & Implementation

Annapurna Milk Scheme(AMS) Rajasthan Eligibility Benefits & Implementation

Government of Rajasthan has launched the Annapurna Milk Scheme (AMS). The scheme is an extension to the popular mid-day meal scheme and under the scheme hot milk will be distributed to the school children. The scheme is launched by the Chief Minister of Rajasthan Smt. Vasundhara Raje. 62 lakh students studying in government schools & madrasas gets benefited from the scheme. They will get milk thrice a week and students from class 1st till class 8th are eligible for the scheme. Students from class 1st till 5th will get 150 milliliters and those from class 6th till 8th will get 200 milliliters of hot milk trice in a week. 5 5 lakh liters of milk is required everyday for the schemes implementation.

 What is Annapurna Milk Scheme (AMS)? Annapurna Milk Scheme, a scheme to provide fresh milk for 62 lakh students studying in government schools and madrasas in Rajasthan.

Annapurna Milk Scheme (AMS): Objectives

  • To counter malnutrition in children
  • To increase the enrollments in government schools
  • To increases nutrition level of children
  • To reduce dropout rate in the school

Annapurna Milk Scheme (AMS): Eligibility / Who can apply?

  • Students studying in government schools in Rajasthan
  • Students studying in madrasas in Rajasthan
  • Students studying in class 1st till class 8th

Annapurna Milk Scheme (AMS): Benefits

  • 62 lakh Students studying in government schools and madrasas in Rajasthan to get hot milk thrice a every week
  • Students studying in class 1st till 5th will get 150 milliliters of hot milk thrice in a week
  • Students studying in class 6th till 8th will get 200 milliliters of hot milk thrice in a week
  • It helps to counter malnourishment in children
  • It will increase nutrition level of children

Annapurna Milk Scheme (AMS): Implementation & Highlights

  • The AMS scheme was announced by the government in the budget 2018-19
  • The budget of Rs 218 crore is allocated to the scheme
  • 62 lakh students studying in government schools and madrasas will be benefited from the scheme
  • The scheme will be implemented across the state
  • 5 lakh liters of milk will be required everyday to served in schools and madrasas
  • Priority will be given to milk producers committees run by women for supply of milk to various schools
  • Parents and teachers are required to taste the milk before it is given to the children to ensure the quality of the millk

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