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Sensitization programme on mid-day meal

DEO Mon Vikiho Awomi speaking at the programme. (NP)
Correspondent MON, OCT 8 (NPN):
Published on 9 Oct. 2010 1:44 PM IST
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Sensitization programme on mid-day meal (MDM) scheme was organized for the village education committee chairman and teacher in-charge at Mon town council hall with Ngampai. Konyak, general secretary, Konyak Students’ Union as chief guest.
In his key note address, Vikiho Awomi, DEO Mon said the main objective of MDM was to increase enrollment through MDM.
He highlighted the role of VECs’ was to check and monitor MDM scheme while the teachers should supervise MDM and see that the meal is hygienic.
He also called upon teachers and VECs’ to cooperate in implementing MDM to fulfill the vision of the government. Agreeing with the DEO, Ngampai Konyak stated that mid-day meal scheme, introduced by the government of India is an advertisement for the down trodden children, to encourage them to come to school and achieve compulsory education through MDM.
In this regard, he urged the teacher in-charge and VEC chairmen to utilize MDM scheme in a proper manner and not to allow it to be misused by any institution in the district.
Earlier the programme was chaired by Imtila. Konyak SIS, invocation prayer by Wakei, pastor Chingai fellowship, welcome address by C. Yongang. Konyak DIS, Mon, special number by Thamnan colony youth.
Transparency and judicious management of MDM scheme was presented by E. Kampa, SIS and power point presentation on MDM scheme was delivered by Y. Pongba Konyak (MDM) cell office, assistant DIS Mon.

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