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Mid-Day Meal scheme out, PM-POSHAN in. But the budget remains the same?

When launched, it was claimed that the PM-POSHAN scheme is a lot more than just one midday meal. Then why hasn't it been allotted a larger budget?

Published on 1st February 2022
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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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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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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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Toilet in Madhya Pradesh Anganwadi serves as midday meal kitchen due to lack of space

Rajkumari Yogi, a staff of the anganwadi centre said that they don't have any other space than a section of the toilet to cook the midday meal

Published on 23rd July 2019
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Why are schools in Karnataka struggling to serve midday meals to students? 

Though the government resumed midday meals from November 2, it just supplied rice and wheat while putting the onus of purchasing tur dal, edible oil and vegetables on the respective school heads

Published on 17th November 2021
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Central government flags low utilisation of fortified rice in Mid-Day Meals by states. What are the facts?

The mid-day meal scheme was renamed PM Poshan in September. In his Independence Day speech this year, PM Modi had announced that by 2024 only fortified rice would be distributed in ration shops and mi

Published on 29th October 2021
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Karnataka to reintroduce Mid Day Meal Scheme for students of Classes 1 to 10

The scheme was stopped last year when schools were shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the state government had developed a scheme to provide rations to the families of the school children

Published on 4th October 2021
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SC students in Uttar Pradesh asked to wash their own utensils, keep them separate; principal, cooks suspended

Singh said in the complaint that the SC students, around 80 in all, unlike others were made to clean their utensils after eating the meal and asked to keep them separate

Published on 26th September 2021
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Vigilance probe against Kerala headmaster for misappropriation of midday meal funds

The vigilance probe found that the accused had misappropriated funds to the tune of Rs 3.95 lakh

Published on 7th July 2021
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UN's World Food Programme tells India to ensure continuity of mid-day meal programme as schools reopen

A recent UN report presented evidence on the potential short and long-term negative effects of the disruption to school meal schemes during the COVID-19 pandemic globally

Published on 31st January 2021
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Delhi govt to provide dry rations under the mid-day meal scheme for next six months

The Delhi government has announced that schools will not reopen in the national capital till a vaccine for COVID-19 is available

Published on 29th December 2020
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Children in Karnataka have been denied milk for six months, reveals RTI

A group of 80 nutritionists, doctors, activists, lawyers and citizens have written to the government to start the supply of milk powder under Ksheera Bhagya for government and aided school students

Published on 3rd December 2020
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Civil Society groups in Karnataka demand probe on misuse of funds in midday meals by Akshaya Patra

The letter was signed by Vinay K Sreenivasa, advocate, Siddharth K J, researcher, G Ravi of Fourth Wave Foundation, Dr Sylvia Karpagam, and Dr Veena Shatrugna, medical scientist and others

Published on 25th November 2020
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Activists, doctors accuse K’taka govt of stopping midday meals, urge it to add egg as food item

The signatories in their letter said that students have not been receiving the midday meals or dry ration from June 2020 

Published on 28th October 2020

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