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Release of 3rd installment of Recurring Central Assistance for FY 2023-24 under PM Dated: 14th June 2024

Shri Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar

Advisor to Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor J&K

state minister

Shri Alok Kumar(IRS)

Principal Secretary to School Education Department J&K

state minister

Shri Rakesh Magotra (JKAS)

Mission Director PM-POSHAN

Welcome to Pradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman(PM POSHAN)

PM POSHAN Scheme is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme which serves hot cooked meal to school children studying in Classes I-VIII of Government, Government aided schools, Special Training centres (STC) and Madarasas and Maktabs supported under Samagra Shiksha Scheme.

The PM POSHAN guidelines envisage to provide cooked meal with 450 calories and 12 g of protein to every child at primary level and 700 calories and 20g of protein at upper primary level. This energy and protein requirement for a primary child comes from cooking 100g of rice/flour, 20g pulses and 50g vegetables and 5g oil, and for an upper primary child it comes from 150g of rice/flour, 30g of pulses and 75g of vegetables and 7.5g of oil.