'Rajasthan Govt will ensure nutritious food under mid-day meal scheme'

    Jaipur, Feb 11 (PTI) Rajasthan School Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara Monday said the state government will ensure quality and nutritious food availability to school kids under mid-day meal scheme.
    The minister said the government will mull over introducing biometric system for distribution of food to bring transparency.
    In reply to a supplementary question asked by BJP legislator Om Prakash Hudla during Question Hour he said there is no proposal to appoint food distribution officer separately under mid-day meal scheme.
    The minister informed the House that 62.22 lakh students of class 1 to 8th were enrolled under the scheme.
    A total of Rs 3062.55 crore was spent under the scheme in last five years, he added. PTI AG RCJ