December 03, 2019 7:33 pm
Eight students and a teacher of Janata Inter-College in Mustafabad Panchenda village complained of vomiting after they saw the rat in one of their plates and were taken to hospital.
September 03, 2019 8:10 pm
The video of students of being served salt and roti in their midday meal at a government-run primary school in Mirzapur district had gone viral on social media on August 22, triggering widespread outrage and leading to the suspension of two teachers.
June 28, 2019 4:49 am
The circular asked the district inspector of schools to send names of the government-run and government-aided schools having over 70 per cent minority students so that a dining hall for midday meal could be constructed.
March 03, 2019 8:00 am
After a 39-day strike, Bihar mid-day meal cooks have got a salary hike of Rs 250 a month; Centre allocation per meal per child for Classes 1 to 5 is up 22 paise
January 21, 2019 6:15 pm
Over 2.18 lakh cooks, who had been engaged in part-time contract jobs, have been on an indefinite strike since 7 January demanding an increase in wages, payment of wages on a 12-month basis as opposed to the current 10 working months wage system.
November 18, 2018 3:35 pm
The scheme is known to be a major factor in motivating people from lower strata of society to enrol their children in the educational institutions in far-flung areas.
August 08, 2018 6:07 pm
The Dalit woman, P Pappal, was transferred to another school last month after the parents of children of Gounder community had opposed to her appointment and exerted pressure on the authorities concerned to shift her.
July 19, 2018 7:03 am
The headmaster said he suspected that the girl had done so to “avenge” the death of her younger brother, who had died after another student allegedly hit him on the head with a stone in February this year.
June 09, 2017 9:22 am
An RTI reply from the DoE, received in April 2017, shows that services of three suppliers were discontinued in 2013 after worms were found in the food they had served children, who had to be hospitalised.
March 04, 2017 1:59 pm
The Department of School Education and Literacy had opposed the decision saying it needs more deliberation.