People's Democracy

(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)


No. 8

March 01, 2009


Demands of ASHAs






      Demands of Mid Day Meal Workers

1.    No privatisation of mid day meal scheme

2.    Mid day meal workers should be recognised as school employees

3.    All mid day meal workers should be given appointment letters

4.    Job protection and minimum wages should be ensured

5.    Till such time, the bills to the SHGs should be paid regularly

6.    Social security benefits, safety allowance and washing allowance should be provided to all mid day meal workers

7.    Stop corruption and harassment of mid day meal workers

8.    Proper infrastructure should be provided in all schools for cooking