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Morning Nutrition launch at ZPHS school Mustabad, Rajanna Sircilla district, Telangana – 29th August 2022

On 29th August 2022, Morning Nutrition Program was launched at ZPHS school, Mustabad in Rajanna Sircilla district of Telangana. This is a part of the relaunch of Morning Nutrition Program in various districts of Telangana, initiated on 3rd August 2022 in Bhuvanagiri district in the presence of P. Sabitha Indra Reddy, Hon’ble Education Minister.


In this first phase of the launch in Sircilla district, Ragi Java (Ragi malt) drink with Jaggery was introduced to 80 schools comprising 9885 children. Subsequently, this would be increased to 30,000 children across the district. This Ragi malt would currently be provided on alternate days. Rich in calcium, and a great source of protein, fibre and various other nutrients, Ragi is known for its innumerable health benefits and nutritional value especially for growing children.


During the launch event, the teachers and cooks were provided with sarees as a token of gratitude and in recognition of their contributions, and as a further encouragement to continue supporting this mission of providing Morning Nutrition. Mr. Anand Kadali, Executive Secretary and Trustee of Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust addressed the gathering by stressing on the importance of sarkara (government), samaja (society) and sanstha (organization) working together to make this mission sustainable and at the same time cost-effective, so that the entire 30,000 children in the district are subsequently cared for. He further shared about the three different variants of Morning Nutrition which can be opted –


Option 1: “SaiSure Health Mix which is a nutrient powder containing medically recommended Protein, Vitamins, Iron, and other micronutrients in vanilla & chocolate flavours.


Option 2: “Ragi Cereals Health drink” contains significant amounts of vitamin C and E. It is also high on B complex vitamins thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, iron, and phosphorus.


Option 3: Cooked breakfast prepared at school kitchen premises (local palate items like Upma, Kichdi, Poha etc).

The dignitaries present in the event were


Sri Easari Ravindar Gazetted Headmaster – ZPHS Girls, Mustabad.

Mr. B. Vittalnayak – Gazetted Headmaster – ZPHS Boys, Mustabad.


Chief guest:


Smt. Nyalakonda Aruna Raghavareddy, Chairperson Zilla Praja Parishad of Rajanna Sircilla district.

Sri Dhanalakota Radhakrishnan – District Educational Officer of Rajanna Sircilla district.

Mr. Gundam Narsaiah – ZPTC of Mustabad Mandal.

Smt. Gandla Sumathi – Sarpanch, Gram Panchayat Mustabad.

Mr. K Gopal Rao – President Rythu Samanvaya Samithi Mustabad.

Hon’ble Smt. Janabai – President Market Committee Mustabad.

Hon’ble Smt. Ramadevi – MPDO Mustabad.

Hon’ble Smt B. Bannaji – MEO Mustabad.

Sri Thota Aagaiah – President TRS Rajanna Sircilla.

Sri Janagama Sharath Rao – MPP Mustabad.

Sri Vijaya Rama Rao – Ex Director CESS, Sircilla.

Sri Shadul Baba – Mandal Co-option Member, MPP Mustabad.

Sri Sarvar Pasha – Ex Mandal Co-option Member, MPP Mustabad.

Ms. Kancham Manjula Narsimlu – MPTC 1, Mustabad.

Mr Srinivas Goud – MPTC 2, Mustabad.

Representing from Annapoorna Trust were:

Mr. Anand Kadali – Executive Secretary and Trustee of Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust

Mr. Sushanth Karanth – Manager Corporate Comms

Mr. Dhananjay Rao Ejapu – Manager in Marketing & Digital Communication

Mr. Mahadev Naresh – Operations Executive


Children are the future of our nation, and it is our responsibility as a society to give them equal opportunities to grow into healthy adults. But with child malnutrition, a haunting reality for us, volunteers of Annapoorna Trust will not stop until no child goes to school hungry, ever!

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