Punjab State Food Commission member Mrs. Jasvinder Kumar has visited five schools of Ropar & three Schools of Hoshiarpur district in order to check the implementation of Mid-Day Meal Scheme in the State.
Mrs. Jasvinder Kumar said that under the guidance of Chairman Mr. D.P. Reddy, commission is fully committed to implement the provisions of National Food Safety Act (NFSA) in the State.
She said that members of the commission regularly visit the schools and Anganwadia so that the proper implementation of NFSA ensured.
On this visit Mrs. Jasvinder Kumar has found some minor irregularities in the implementation of this scheme in Schools and Anganwadis and order to rectify these problems soon.
Mrs. Jasvinder Kumar felt that if Schools are provided with ready to serve would be more suitable.
She ordered that keeping the nutrition part in mind, Salad should be introduced every day in menu.
Schools should be encouraged to grow their own vegetables and from waste to make manure.>