Social Welfare Department

Government of Meghalaya

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Supplementary Nutrition Programme

The Social Welfare Department is the nodal Department in the implementation of Supplementary Nutrition Programme in the State.

Supplementary Nutrition Programme is provided to children below 6 yrs of age, pregnant and nursing mothers for 25 days in a month and 300 days in a year through a network of 5896 Anganwadi Centres across the State.

Components of Supplementary Nutrition Programme and Coverage of beneficiaries

Category Number of beneficiaries (January 2022) Component No. of feeding days
6 months – 3 years 198043 Take Home Ration 25 days in a month 
3 – 6 years children 232883 Morning snacks and Hot Cooked Meal 25 days in a month 
Pregnant and Nursing Mothers 67127 Take Home Ration/Hot Cooked Meal twice a week 25 days in a month