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Manpreet Kaur
2016 unpublished
The future of any nation depends upon the present of its children. Educated and healthy children can build a strong and powerful nation. To achieve this twin objective of educated and healthy children the government of India initiated a national programme of nutritional support to primary education known as midday meal scheme. The present paper attempts to analyze the before and after situation of government's effort in the form of midday meal scheme. For this purpose, time series data on
more » ... eries data on enrollment, gross enrollment ratio (GER), dropout rates etc. has been taken from government websites, reports. The study is based on secondary data collected for the years 1951-2014.