Government have sanctioned a sum of `480.75 lakh towards the procurement of 19,230 Pressure cookers @ `2,500 per piece in order to facilitate the cooking process easily and the same has been procured and distributed to the centres.
Noon Meal Centres are provided with necessary kitchen devices like Aluminium Dabara with lid, Stainless steel karandi, Indolium kadai etc., to facilitate cooking at a cost of `5,000 per Noon Meal Centre. A sum of `6.00 crore was sanctioned for 12,000 centres during the year 2017-2018.
In order to ensure the exact measurement of the daily ration used for cooking noon meal, electronic weighing scales will be supplied to the noon meal centres. A sum of `1.86 crore has been sanctioned to procure 43,200 electronic weighing scales.