At the State level the programme is administered by the Commissioner (MDM), who is supported by one Joint Commissioner, two Assistant Commissioners.
At the District/Municipal level, the Collector/ Municipal Commissioner is in over all charge and is assisted by one Deputy Collector/ Mamlatdar, and a team of three support staff, including deputy Mamlatdar (Administration), Deputy Mamlatdar (Inspection) and Deputy Mamlatdar (Accounts).
At taluka (block) level the taluka Mamlatdar is in overall charge of the program, supported by a full-time deputy Mamlatdar (Administration) and Deputy Mamlatdar (Accounts). At school level Organizers, Cooks and Helpers are appointed to cook and distribute the mid-day meal. School Management Committee is also expected to supervise the overall working of scheme.