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Children in AP show poor physical growth, finds ICDS survey  

A slump in the midday meal plan, caused by the pandemic, resulted in the poor growth of over 14,364 children, and the stunted growth of 4,271 children


Published on 2nd May 2023

Gujarat gov't increases 0.58 paisa per student under Mid-Day Meal scheme. Activists speak up

Activists from social organisations are dismissing the government's declaration as a joke with the poor people

Published on 22nd April 2023

WB Edu Min slams MoE report on state school mid-day meals scheme as “one-sided”  

State Education Minister Bratya Basu termed the report as misleading & half-true, alleging that the signature of the Project Director was not taken


Published on 13th April 2023

  West Bengal: 13-member central team begins review of midday meal scheme

The officials who are scheduled to conduct their review till February 6 started visiting schools in the various districts and they began with North 24 Parganas on Monday

Published on 30th January 2023

Snake found in West Bengal primary school's midday meal, 20 students fall sick

"All the children were immediately rushed to the Rampurhat Medical College Hospital after they fell ill," the staff said

Published on 12th January 2023

Allegations of caste discrimination at a govt school in Almora, Uttarakhand

The authorities began investigating allegations that Dalit and upper caste children were made to sit in separate rows for the midday meals

Published on 29th December 2022

Karnataka: Department of Public Instruction reiterates midday meal, Ksheera Bhagya guidelines for schools

According to the notification, the department has asked that necessary action be taken immediately by authorities to ensure the effectiveness of the programmes

Published on 13th December 2022

Eggs back in midday meal for Puducherry students; free school bus services resume

Free bus services have resumed after the pandemic. Also, one lakh eggs were distributed in the UT yesterday

Published on 6th December 2022

Puducherry: DMK urges gov't to look into the issue of providing eggs with midday meals

The Opposition Leader in the Assembly also alleged that the quality of the food being provided is not up to the mark and implored the government to review the quality of food

Published on 27th August 2022

National Commission for Scheduled Castes takes note of instances of discrimination during midday meals in Rajasthan

He also referred to the Jalore incident, where a nine-year-old Dalit boy at a private school was thrashed by his teacher for allegedly touching a water pot, and he called it unfortunate

Published on 22nd August 2022

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

Government, government-aided schools' mess in Telangana is actually messing with health of students

Here is a list of food poising incidents that took place very recently. Not just one or two, many districts saw instances of poor quality food being served to students

Published on 2nd August 2022

Karnataka: Dead lizard found in midday meal, 120 students fall sick

There was a dearth of beds and students had to share the available beds at the hospital. Saline was administered to those who were dehydrated after vomiting

Published on 30th July 2022

After pioneering midday meal, now Tamil Nadu to offer breakfast to gov't school students

The free breakfast scheme was earlier launched in the state in May on a trial basis at schools across 15 districts 

Published on 27th July 2022

Lakshwadeep students will continue to get chicken, meat products for midday meals, as per SC's order

The high court had on June 22, 2021 stayed the operation of two orders of the Lakshadweep administration. Here's what they were

Published on 23rd July 2022

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