Uttarakhand Government launched Mukhyamantri Anchal Amrit Yojana (MAAY) for school children in the state. Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat launched the scheme in Dehradun. Under the scheme free milk will be provided twice a week to the children in Anganwadi Kendras.
2.5 lakh children studying in 20,000 Anganwadi Kendras will be given 100 ml milk twice a week for free.
Read More: List of scheme for children
|Mukhyamantri Anchal Amrit Yojana (MAAY)|
|Beneficiaries:||Children studying in Anganwadi Kendras|
|Launched By:||Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat|
|Launch Date:||7th March 2019|
- To provide required nutritions to the children
- To promote healthy lifestyle
- To stop malnutrition
- To reduce dropout rates in schools
- Applicable only in Uttarakhand
- Applicable only to the children studying in Anganwadi Kendras
Read More: List of scheme in Uttarakhand
There are 18,000 students who suffer malnutrition in the state. The Mukhyamantri Anchal Amrit Yojana (MAAY) is expected to reduce the malnutrition rates. State government will provide flavoured, sweet, skimmed milk powder to the schools. They will be instructed to provide the free milk to the children twice a week.