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With schools shut and no mid-day meals, children in Muzaffarpur return to agricultural fields

During this coronavirus lockdown, the burden has become heavier with the mid-day meals services in schools being stopped in the past few months

Published on 8th July 2020
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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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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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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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Tripura schools to resume classes from June 15, premises to be sanitised before classes

Before start of the academic sessions all schools would be sanitized properly and supply of drinking water would be ensured

Published on 24th May 2020
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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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Tithi Bhojan and Vidyanjali: Everything you need to know about these gigs under the PM POSHAN Scheme

These two community participation programmes were discussed at a recent meeting that involved the Education Minister and several other education ministry officials

Published on 5th October 2021
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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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PM-POSHAN will 'subsume' Mid Day Meal Scheme, says Union Minister Anurag Thakur as Cabinet gives approval  

According to a report by The New Indian Express, earlier this month, the Union government had decided to carry out a detailed audit and review of the mid-day meal scheme

Published on 29th September 2021
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Obligated to not send hungry children to school, says Kerala govt as they reinstate Mid Day Meals

COVID-protocol should be followed while preparing food in schools reopening from November 1, say fresh guidelines issued by the government

Published on 7th October 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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Now, Karnataka team to visit TN to study how to include eggs in mid day meals for school children

A total of Rs 3953.14 lakh expenditure for the egg scheme will be borne by the central government under its flexifund component. The department is still working out the vegetarian alternative for egg

Published on 5th October 2021
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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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Mid-Day Meal Row: Should schools remove onions from the menu?

Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from eating meat. Many people object to eating meat out of respect for sentient life

Published on 27th July 2019

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