The Government of Gujarat is making the state more active. The state is more developed and Gujarat Models are the most discussed and successful models in the nation. The Chief Minister of Jharkhand is pretty much impressed by it and wants to apply it in his state.
Under the guidance of Gujarat’s Chief Minister Shri. Vijay Rupani Gujarat is moving drastically ahead. The scheme was launched to eliminate malnutrition in Gujarat, the government now gives well-flavored milk to school children. To help their taste buds cherish and enjoy the fun and health benefits of drinking milk.
Another activity under the malnutrition scheme is that the state is extending the Doodh Sanjivani Yojana to more talukas across the state. The state Government opened 197 new child care centers and have now opened a number of child care centers in other parts of the state as well.
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What are the benefits of the scheme?
- The government of Gujarat has announced a budget of 311 crore
- 21 new taulaks were added in DSY
- Pending payment amount have been reduced considerably
- The ownership of insulated boxes will be GCMMF
- The students get 200 ml of fortified milk with added 3% fat, 24 gm’s carbohydrate, protein 7 gm’s, vitamin A 500 IU, vitamin D 40 IU milk in school every day.
The objective of the scheme
The scheme aims to improve and enrich the health and nutrition of the children from the tribal primary schools.
The key achievements
The scheme successfully addressed malnutrition of children. Total 7.54 Lakh students of 4,722 primary schools and ashram shalas were covered and even more since the launch of the project.
Updates in the scheme for 2017-18
After the inclusion of the three new districts, the number of talukas covered under the Doodh Sanjeevani Yojana in Surendranagar has risen to 6. Children in Chotala, Thangadh and Sayla talukas of the district have been receiving milk since March this year.
DSY has been successful in improving the nutrition level in children in the districts already getting benefits of the scheme.
The number of beneficiaries will go up to 1.08 lakh with an increase of 53,000 in the newly added three districts.