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P.A to Collector [NMP]
Room No. 109, First Floor
District Collectorate
Nagapattinam-611 003
District Collectorate

TourismBoat on Fishing Plays a Key Economy for the District even though Agriculture and Fishing are the Major ones. Shrines, Places of Hindu Faith, Mosques forms the Spritual Tourism for the district. Annual Festivals and functions marks glory of the Year. Heritages like Tarangam padi Fort, Poompuhar speaks of the rich civilization of this land. 

One Agriculture Fieldof the major economies of the District, Agriculture contributes a higher share of Rice Production in the State. We have raised so many important agricultural crop in our District. Rice, Groundnut, Pulses, Gingelly, Sugarcane and Cotton.  

noon meals programme

To provide Nutritious Meal for Pre-school children in the age group of 2 to 5 years in Child Centres and school children in the age group of 5 to 15 years studying in Government / Government aided / Local Body schools from Std. 1 to X. Besides, five boiled eggs per week are provided to children / students on Monday, Tuesday Wednesday Thursday and Friday , 20 grams of Black Bengal Gram or Green Gram on Tuesdays and 20 Grams of boiled potato on Fridays are supplied, thereby improving their overall health and nutritional Status of children. Children in the age group of 1 to 2 years are provided one boiled egg per week and 2 to 4 years child are provided three boiled egg per week in the Anganwadi Centres

Eligibility criteria for opening of NMP Centres
If a minimum of 25 children opt to come under the scheme, a Nutritious Meal Centre can be opened in a Government / Government aided / Local body school.
Officer to be contacted
District Level
District Collectors / Personal Assistant [NMP] to the District Collectors
Block Level
Block Development Officer[BPT]
Grievances if any to be reported to
District Collector/ The Personal Assistant to the District Collectors [NMP]/ Director of Social Welfare, Chennai-5.
Formation of the Office

Office of the Personal Asst to Collector [NMP] nagapattinam was formed from the date of bifurcation of nagapattinam District under the control of the District Collector, nagapattinam.

Activation of the Department

To implement the Puratchi Thalaivar MGR Nutritious Meal Programme in all over nagapattinam District School Nutritious Meal Centres and following activities.

  1. Releasing the Salary grant and feeding grant to Nutritiou s Meal employees
  2. Monitoring the supply of food articles by the Tamil Nadu Civil supplies Corporation Thoothukudi
    1. Estimating the Free Rice Supply from the Food Corporation of India
    2. Preparation of Budget.
    3. Monitoring the Central Govt. Funds released under Mid Day Meal Scheme.
    4. Construction of new kitchen shed to Noon Meal Centres & repairing the Kitchens sheds
    5. To procure the Kitchen articles etc.,
    6. Strength fixation of Nutritious Meal Centres
    7. Modernization of Kitchens
    8. Supervising, Monitoring and Management of this scheme

Calories of energy / protein the beneficiaries get [per day]
Food Commodities Calorific value [Kcal] Protein [grams]
Rice 346.00 6.40
Pulses 50.25 3.35
Vegetables 37.80 1.62
Egg [5 per week] 79.58 6.11
Black Bengal gram / Green gram 9.90 0.59
Potato 2.80 0.05
Oil 27 -
Per day in take per student 553.33 18.12
Government of India Norms [Minimum] 500.00 15. 00
Feeding Scales per beneficiary per day
Sl. No. Food Commodities 5-9 Years 6-8 std 9th &10th Std
1 Rice 100g 150g 150g
2 Dhall 15g 15g 15g
3 Oil 3 g 3g 3g
4 Salt 1.9 g 1.9 g 1.9g
5 Vegetables, Condiments & Fuel 70 paise 80 paise 80 paise
6 Boiled Egg
Minimum 46 grams Minimum 46 grams Minimum 46 grams