January 28, 2017 | Last Modified: March 11, 2017 at 4:51 pm | Category: Karnataka Government Schemes, Sarkari Yojana 2018-19
Ksheera Bhagya Scheme is an initiative to provide Milk in schools. Under the scheme government would provide Milk for five day in a week. This scheme was reported by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announces on Friday that will be encourage parents to child education. This scheme will be launch in April 2017 to provide healthy meal for the students of Karnatka.
This Schemes is same like Anna Bhagya Scheme which has already launched to benefited students. Besides govt. would provide Jobs in 150 days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme which is very helpful in checking migration from villages considerably in Karnatka said by Chief Minister.
CM has also informed, currently we are planning to launch various schemes in farmers favour. Govt. would provide agriculture lucrative at subsidy for drip irrigation.
Ksheera Bhagya Scheme Karnatka has target to provide milk for 1.04 Crore children which are currently studying in Aanganwadi & 10th Class. Under this scheme approx 63 Lakh Litre milk will be given in a day. The main objective of this scheme is providing good nutrition to child of Poor people & Farmers.
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The Government will spend Rs. 4.64 for 150 ml of flavoured milk to be supplied to schoolchildren thrice a week under the Ksheera Bhagya scheme to be launched by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at Hoskote on Thursday.
The 150 ml of milk to be supplied to children will be converted from 18 grams of whole milk powder.
Thrice a week, flavoured milk will be supplied to 65 lakh students in I to X standards in 51,000 government schools in the State. It is expected to cost Rs. 384 crore till March 2014.
“The Karnataka Milk Federation will supply 1.17 lakh kilograms of whole milk powder daily, which would be converted to milk at the school level by mixing it with hot water,” KMF Chairman G. Somashekar Reddy told presspersons here on Wednesday.
According to him, to convert milk to milk powder, 5.8 lakh litres of milk is required daily.
“The shelf life of whole milk powder is three months,” he added.
Initially, federation managing director A.S. Premnath said, they had requested the Education Department to supply milk powder once a month along with the provisions meant for midday meal scheme. “Till we are able to supply milk in flexi packs, the powder would be supplied in packets. We estimate that Rs. 160 crore is required to set up flexi pack packaging units in Bangalore, Tumkur, Dharwad and Mangalore,” he said.