EFFECT OF MID- DAY MEAL SCHEME ON ENROLLMENT AND RETENTION OF BOYS AND GIRLS AT ELEMENTARY LEVEL IN DISTRICT SRINAGAR

Dinesh Chahal, Mirza Muneeb Manan

Abstract


This study was conducted to know the
Intelligence and Academic Achievement in mathematics of Secondary School
Students in Erode Educational District, Tamilnadu. Thepresent study the
investigator defined to take a sample of 330 school students based on
the random sampling were an analysed. Intelligence test inventory was
designed by cattel and cattel was used by the investigator And
Achievement in mathematics marks taken from summative test. It was found
that there is a Correlation between Intelligence and Achievement in
Mathematics of Secondary School Students.KK.,The present paper assesses
the effect of a nationally authorized free mid-day meal scheme of India
on school enrollment and retention with respect to gender. School panel
data allows us to reflect over the strategy of progress in enrollment
and retention rates of boys and girls. Researcher has used a descriptive
method to conduct the study. A combination of quantitative
andqualitative method was used where both the primary and secondary data
were taken from the schools. Tool used for the study was information
blank in a modified form supported by interviews with head teachers and
students. A simple random sampling technique has been used by the
researcher to carry out the study. A sample of 80 schools was drawn from
a total population of 209 elementary schools of the district Srinagar.
Analysis of data reveals that mid-day meal scheme has more positive
effect on access of girls as compared to the boys at elementary school
level in district Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir.

Keywords


mid-day meal, enrollment, retention.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21922/srjis.v5i43.11383

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