Chief Minister’s Breakfast Scheme

  • Chief Minister’s Breakfast Scheme – Pushes up attendance levels of the 1,543 government schools in Tamil Nadu where the Chief Minister’s Breakfast Scheme has been rolled out, 1,319 schools showed an increase in attendance of students of Classes I to V in January and February this year, compared with June – July 2022 according to an analysis done by the State Planning Commission.

About the scheme

  • The Tamil Nadu government introduced this program on September15, 2022.
  • Under the program, breakfast will be provided to pupils in classes one to five.
  • Introduced in Madurai.

Ennum Ezhuthum

  • Awareness drive on Ennum Ezhuthum scheme across Tamil Nadu from March 16.
  • As part of its efforts to gain public support for the development of government schools, the school education department would through a series of programmes raise awareness on its basic literacy and numeracy scheme (Ennum Ezhuthum Mission) targeted at children under the age of eight during March 16-21 across all districts in the state.

About the scheme:

  • Launched on-June 17,2022
  • Aim: to ensure foundational literacy and numeracy by 2025.
  • launched at an event in Azhinjivakkam panchayat union middle school, Tiruvallur.
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