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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.

150 years of Mahatma Gandhi: Tithi Bhoj mid-day meal feast for govt school students in Punjab on Oct 31

Former HRD minister Smriti Irani had mooted the proposal to incorporate concept of Tithi Bhoj in mid-day meal in October 2014 and wanted other states to replicate Gujarat model, months after NDA government led by Narendra Modi came to power.

For ‘healthy’ mid-day meals, Punjab government schools to have kitchen gardens

The idea was discussed during a meeting of Programme of Approval Board related to mid-day meals held by Ministry of Human Resource Development in a meeting on June 6

One day at school

A 13-yr-old has been charged with poisoning the mid-day meal at her school in Deoria to take revenge for her brother’s death there 3 months earlier. But with two castes involved, is the story that simple?


Construction workers’ body threatens to move court against mid-day meal scheme

Contractors will be beneficiaries not workers. It is a scam and defeats the purpose of the welfare schemes. So, we will challenge it in the court,” alleged Shankar Pujari, president MCLF.

Delhi: A year after proposal, Rs 55-cr mid-day meal for senior girls yet to be implemented, says RTI

The government allocated Rs 55 crore for the scheme, which was to be implemented from July 2017. However, with the academic session set to end, the scheme is yet to be implemented.

Thiruvananthapuram: 120 school children admitted to hospital due to food poisoning

Though the condition of the none of the affected children was serious, they would be discharged only after monitoring their health condition, said a release from the Medical College Hospital.

Mid-day meal food poisoning: Of 37, seven students remain hospitalised

‘Food poisoning caused vomiting, abdominal pain’; most children discharged'.

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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.