Q. With reference to PM POSHAN in School scheme, Consider the following statements:
1. This scheme will replace the existing national programme for mid-day meals in schools.
2. It will cover all school children studying in Classes I-VIII of Government schools alone.
3. TithiBhojan concept will be implemented in under the scheme.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: This scheme will replace the existing national programme for mid-day meals in schools 

Statement 2 is incorrect: It will cover all school children studying in Classes I-VIII of Government, Government-Aided Schools. 

Statement 3 is correct: Under the scheme, the concept of TithiBhojan will be encouraged extensively. TithiBhojan is a community participation programme in which people provide special food to children on special occasions/festivals.