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Substandard mid-day meal: Week before roti-salt video, Mirzapur kids were served rice-salt

The FIR charged Jaiswal and Rajkumar Pal with criminal conspiracy for making the video and “maligning the image of the state government”.

Substandard mid-day meal: UP files FIR against reporter

On Monday, even as the Editors Guild of India condemned the FIR against Pawan Jaiswal, Basic Education Minister Satish Dwivedi was quoted by PTI as saying that the action against the journalist for “merely exposing corruption and highlighting reality should not have been taken”. “


Lucknow: 2 officials face action in mid-day meal row

The action was taken based on a report submitted to the basic education minister by Additional Chief Secretary (basic education) Renuka Kumar on Friday night.

Mirzapur: Video shows students being served roti and salt, probe on

A three-member committee has been formed by the district magistrate to probe the matter.

Pune: At least 21 students fall sick after consuming mid-day meal

According to the police, the students of Rambhau Mhalgi secondary school complained of nausea after eating 'masala rice' around 11 am, following which they were rushed to a nearby hospital.

Rajasthan: 30 children hospitalised after having mid-day meal

The kadhi-chawal served to the students in Jhabkariya village was allegedly contaminated, Karoi police station in-charge Mukesh Kumar Verma said.


Chhattisgarh: If vegetarians oppose, other kids to get eggs at home

The school education department in January this year suggested including eggs or milk or another food item with equivalent nutrition value in the mid-day meal twice a week. On Tuesday, the department asked district collectors to hold a meeting of the Shala Vikas Samitis (school development committees) and parents within two weeks to identify students who do not want eggs in the mid-day meal.

Why Delhi govt officials pushed for eggless anganwadis: 'Salmonella, bird flu fears'

While the government has managed to overrule the objections for the time being, and a tender to overhaul the menu of hot cooked meals has been floated, it is now struggling to get a fresh set of tenders for take home rations (THR) and milk.

Thane: Rice worth Rs 2.7 crore, meant for mid-day meal schemes, seized

This rice was meant for distribution to fair price (ration) shops, to be used for mid-meal schemes in schools in tribal and rural areas, he said.

Delhi civic body education dept initiative: Only one ‘genuine’ call on SDMC helpline

Nandini Sharma, SDMC education committee chairperson, said that the department will advertise the helpline number — 011 23227300 — so that more people file complaints.

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17 students critical after consuming mid-day meal in Palghar

Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (ANI): Over 100 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government-run school in Palghar district of Maharashtra. An official of the district education department Prakash Mokashi said action will be taken against the guilty. Jyoti Jadav, a student of the same school, said her stomach started aching after consuming the meal. 17 of the Kasa village primary school students are still critical.The police have sent food samples for tests to a laboratory in Mumbai.