The implementation of Mid Day Meal Scheme in Manipur started from November, 1995 in some schools. Following the directives of the Hon’ble Supreme Court dated 20-4-2004 in W.P(C) No.196 of 2001, the Scheme was extended to all the schools of primary stage (Govt. / Aided) in the State with effect from the 14th November 2004. Implementation of the Scheme in Upper Primary classes started with effect from the 1st August, 2008. During the year 2015-16, 2475 Primary Schools, 717 - Primary Schools with Upper Primary Classes and 177 - Upper Primary without Primary schools i.e. a total of 3369 schools were covered under the Scheme.