Madhya Pradesh has began a scheme to arrange eating tables in colleges for mid-day meals ranging from Guna district. Till now, college students in authorities colleges have sat on mats on the ground to eat meals.
Nilesh Parikh is the CEO of Guna zilla panchayat.
What impressed the initiative?
For the mid-day meal, college students stand in lengthy queues and sit on the ground. Last yr, Rural Development Minister Mahendra Singh Sisodia had mooted the thought of establishing benches for meals. He urged that these benches may be used for courses. His imaginative and prescient was to serve meals on a desk in a dignified method and the scholars didn’t have to take a seat on tarpaulin sheets for meals.
Are you additionally educating desk manners to college students?
We are utilizing the sources out there to show the youngsters to make use of fundamental cutlery, napkins and so forth. Students are solely given a short set of directions on when the meals is served. The thought is to lift the requirements of presidency colleges, whether or not it’s about serving meals or exhibiting college students learn how to eat it. We need the scholars to have effectively groomed personalities.
Is there a particular design for the desk?
These are fundamental benches product of cement and concrete. The floor is product of regionally out there stone and granite.
What is the funds for the mission?
The value per faculty involves round Rs 50,000. Construction work is being achieved below MNREGA. We goal to cowl 100 colleges below 80 gram panchayats in Bamori. We have accomplished 20 to this point. Later on, this mission will likely be launched throughout Madhya Pradesh.
How has been the response of the scholars?
Schools haven’t but opened as a result of COVID-19 pointers. I’m certain they are going to be happy.
With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS