The data refers to the Status of Supplementary Nutrition (Food).
National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO) conducts surveys on HOUSEHOLD CONSUMER EXPENDITURES ON a thin sample of households and a quinquennial survey on a large sample of households. Household consumer expenditure is the sum total of monetary values of all the items (i.e. goods and services) consumed by the household on domestic account during the reference period. The programme of quinquennial surveys on consumer expenditure and employment & unemployment has been adopted by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) since 1972-73.
The data refers to the success of CMDM scheme on eliminating hunger at school level in the sample states. It provides state-wise details of Percent of Beneficiaries Reporting Inadequate Food Served. The outcome is based on the sample survey undertaken by Programme Evaluation Organisation (PEO), Planning commission which covered 48 districts and 480 schools across 17 states of India for 'Performance Evaluation Report of Cooked Mid-Day Meal (CMDM), 2010'. The reference period for the study was 2000 to 2006.