Mid-Day Meals

Mid-Day Meals News

Over 900 children reported ill in last three years after consuming mid-day meals: HRD Ministry

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has also issued guidelines on quality, safety and hygiene in school-level kitchens to all the states and the UTs.

Mid-day meals: 37 samples below mark

Thirty-seven food samples collected from mid-day meals served in North Corporation schools in 2017-18 were below the specified calorie and protein content, as per figures from the civic body.


Those compromising with children's nutrition must be hit with shoes: Madhya Pradesh minister

The students were also found studying in the open, with no proper water facilities forcing them to drink canal water from a trench.

Mothers to be quality controllers in mid-day meal scheme in Goa

In the Mid Day Meal scheme proforma, which is put in public domain by the State Education Department, it is mentioned that “instructions have been issued to all the heads of the institutions to involve mothers of the students for tasting the meal before serving to students."

Is the Government correct in forcing students to get Aadhaar Card for Mid-Day meals?

India has one of the world’s highest demographics of children suffering from malnutrition. The government's responsibility should be to feed them, not arm-twist them into getting an Aadhaar Card.

BMC plan to offer chikki in midday meals gets a push

The civic body’s plan to supply 15 tonnes of chikki daily to 1,170 primary municipal schools across Mumbai.


Parents ask wards not to have mid-day meal at Sakinaka school

School stops scheme; claims number of students who took ill inflated

Banana,chivda, bun-maska or cake is lunch in this school

The scheme,however,requires schools to provide nutritious,wholesome meals.

Scared teachers of Assam seek transfer to 'safer places'

Fear amongst these teachers arose after the rape of an Assam teacher.

Assam teacher rape linked to complaints against irregularities

Two people were arrested for the rape Wednesday after they were identified by the victim.