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Midday meal scheme was launched 27 years ago on Independence Day, August 15, 1995. Where does it stand now?

The scheme that was first launched in 1995 was meant to improve students’ attendance in schools, reduce dropouts and have a beneficial impact on children’s nutrition

Published on 15th August 2022
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Mid-Day Meals Scheme workers not paid for four months in Karnataka, claim activists

The government's decision to increase the honorarium amount by Rs 1,000 hasn't received accolades from the activists, who have a host of other issues to highlight

Published on 3rd August 2022
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UP Principal steals Rs 11.46 crore from Mid Day Meal Scheme under fake NGO

The principal was booked by the police along with a few employees of the Basic Education Department and some bank officials, who were allegedly helping him in the process

Published on 3rd August 2022
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Samajwadi Party member seeks exemption of primary teachers from mid-day meal programmes

To improve the education quality of government schools, the government needs to appoint a clerk in each school, the SP member said

Published on 25th March 2022
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UN World Food Programme teams up with Akshaya Patra Foundation to boost Mid-Day Meals in India

This long-term partnership aims to bridge operational and execution gaps in food safety and hygiene projects, capacities of the cooks-cum-helpers

Published on 5th January 2022
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Eggs in Mid-Day Meals: Parents in Karnataka pull kids from school fearing 'bad influence'

The education department has stayed firm on its decision to provide eggs in Mid-Day Meals in Karnataka to deal with the malnutrition crisis

Published on 23rd December 2021
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Karnataka's Education Department to study the impact of eggs in mid-day meals with help from UNICEF et al

As many as 9000 students will be studied — one set from 30 schools in Yadgir and another set of students from 30 schools in another district where eggs are not introduced in midday meals

 

Published on 9th December 2021
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Nutritionists, academics write open letter to Karnataka govt to give children eggs everyday in mid-day meals. Here's why

This open letter states that it is important for the government to uphold the  Right to Food of every child as mentioned in the National Food Security Act 2013

Published on 2nd December 2021
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Government schools in seven districts of Karnataka begin providing eggs and bananas to students. Here's how it's working 

From this December all the way through March 2022, as many as 14,44,322 children from seven districts will get an egg every day in their midday meals for 46 school days

Published on 1st December 2021
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Kerala teachers demand increase in funds for mid-day meal scheme by forming a heart

The protestors demanded an end to constraints faced by school headmasters because of the paucity of funds for the mid-day meals

Published on 26th November 2021
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Karnataka decides to provide eggs and bananas to kids in mid day meals from December 2021

From this December to March 2022, as many as 14,44,322 children from seven districts will get an egg every day in their midday meals for 46 school days

Published on 24th November 2021
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When will you resume mid-day meals in anganwadis, High Court asks Karnataka Gov't 

The petitioner argued in their PIL that children require nutrition and providing mid-day meals is a must for them even if the schools don't function for a full day

Published on 10th November 2021
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Tribal students in Odisha village forced to walk 20 km for bag of rice in lieu of cooked mid-day meals

The District Education Officer said that after COVID hit, the government has instructed them to distribute rice in lieu of cooked mid-day meals to students

Published on 30th October 2021
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Akshaya Patra resumes service of Mid Day Meal in Karnataka as schools reopen

Akshaya Patra served over 75,000 children studying in 789 schools in and around Bengaluru through three kitchens available in Rajajinagar, Vasanthpura and Jigani centralised kitchen

Published on 22nd October 2021
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Mid Day Meals resume in Karnataka from October 21, children back to schools after Dasara holidays

Recently, the Kerala Government also stated that they would provide meals to children in schools from November 1

 

Published on 21st October 2021

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