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Shutdown of schools hits dairy and poultry farmers: Loss of mid-day meal market for milk and eggs

July 11, 2020 4:49 pm

An example is the Karnataka government’s Ksheera Bhagya scheme, which offers free milk over and above the MDM food entitlement.

Crisis of the future

July 08, 2020 12:54 am

Collapse of mid-day meal scheme in pandemic could affect food security of most vulnerable. There is much to learn from Kerala.

A glassful of health

June 02, 2020 4:24 pm

It is the only food that babies up to six months of age can take to meet all their nutritional requirements for healthy growth and development.

Coronavirus: Andhra Pradesh extends nutritious mid-day meal to stranded migrants

April 02, 2020 5:11 pm

The revised mid-day meal menu comprises, apart from sambhar and rice, eggs five days a week, and leafy vegetable curry, dal, tomato dal, pulihora, khichidi, potato curry, vegetable rice, pongali and chutney.

Delhi: Govt mulls how to get food to mid-day meal beneficiaries

March 23, 2020 2:57 am

The Delhi government has not yet announced or implemented a way to supply meals to students since schools closed on March 12, as this was an exam and post-exam break period.

Three-year-old falls into hot curry vessel in UP govt school, dies

February 05, 2020 3:45 am

Six cooks at the school — all women — were arrested Tuesday and produced before a local court while the headmaster was suspended.

Watery dal and rice: Priyanka Gandhi shares photos of midday meal, slams UP govt's indifference

December 11, 2019 11:51 am

Priyanka said that the reason behind the children being served substandard food under the midday meal scheme is largely due to the BJP government's indifference.

Uttar Pradesh: 1 litre milk diluted with one bucket water served to over 80 students in Sonbhadra school

November 29, 2019 11:30 am

A video surfaced on social media, which shows a cook at the Salai Banwa Primary School in Kota village boiling water in a large aluminum container before adding milk from a one-litre tetra pack.

Gujarat government to ban sale of junk food in and around schools

November 19, 2019 9:43 am

To promote healthy food eating habits among children, a ban has to be imposed on the sale and advertising of food with high fat, sugar and salt in school canteens as well as in the 50-meter area around schools.

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

September 04, 2019 7:05 am

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


17 students critical after consuming mid-day meal in Palghar

February 26, 2016 9:23 am

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.