The Government of India, on 24.2.2009, has issued revised guidelines on nutritional and feeding norms. States/UTs have been requested to provide supplementary nutrition to children below six years of age and pregnant and lactating mothers, in accordance with the guidelines which have been endorsed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court vide its Order dated 22.4.2009.
Children in the age group of 6 months to 3 years: Food supplement of 500 calories of energy and 12-15 gms. of Protein per child per day as Take Home Ration (THR) in the form of Micro nutrient Fortified Food and/or energy-dense food marked as ‘ICDS Food Supplement’.
Children in the age group of 3-6 years: Food supplement of 500 calories of energy and 12-15 gms of Protein per child per day. Since a child of this age group is not capable of consuming of meal of 500 calories in one sitting, the guidelines prescribed provision of morning snack in the form of milk/banana/seasonal fruits/Micro nutrient Fortified Food etc. and a Hot Cooked Meal.
Severely underweight children: Food supplement of 800 calories of energy and 20-25 gms of Protein per child per day in the form of Micro nutrient fortified and/or energy dense food as Take Home Ration.
Mera Parivar is feeding every day 190 meal to Children hot cook food at centre yearly we serve 49400 meal to Children on 260 working day.we would encourage you to sponsor meal as per your wish.
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