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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Mid-Day Meals


Karnataka study shows eggs in mid-day meals help children’s growth

August 09, 2022 9:06 am

Currently, eggs are served in mid-day meals in 13 states and three UTs as part of “additional food items”, with the states/UTs picking the tab. The frequency ranges from five days a week to once a month.

Tamil Nadu to supplement midday meals in govt schools with breakfast: CM Stalin

May 08, 2022 9:45 am

TN Chief Minister made the announcement on the occasion of his government completing one year in power.

Delhi: Mid-day meals to resume at govt, MCD schools from April 1

March 25, 2022 8:15 am

Heads of schools and empanelled NGOs have also been instructed to "ensure that all Covid protocols and social distancing norms" are followed during the distribution of the meals.

Dalit cook back at Uttarakhand school, authorities say just going by 'rules'

January 01, 2022 7:15 am

On Friday, soon after a complaint was lodged by Sunita under the SC/ST Act and IPC Section 506 (criminal intimidation), the district administration announced that she would be reinstated.

Dalit students in Uttarakhand school refuse mid-day meals after SC cook sacked

December 26, 2021 9:10 pm

The district administration, however, said on Sunday that the issue has been resolved after members from both communities arrived at a consensus.

Dalit cook sacked after students stop eating meals

December 24, 2021 3:07 am

🔴 Officials said she was removed as she was appointed illegally. From December 13, around 66 students at Government Inter College, Sukhidhang, refused to eat their meals prepared by Sunita Devi.  

Karnataka govt to conduct survey to assess nutritional status of children after introducing eggs in midday meals

December 14, 2021 1:45 pm

The primary objective of this survey is to understand whether malnourishment levels in the seven districts have reduced and it will also be used to deliberate upon extending the scheme to more districts, an official said.

Karnataka likely to reintroduce mid-day meal scheme after Dussehra holidays

October 03, 2021 10:03 am

At present, students are provided dry ration instead of a cooked meal. The mid-day meal scheme had been suspended by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

PM Poshan scheme gets Centre's nod: All you need to know

September 29, 2021 7:11 pm

The existing Mid-Day Meal scheme, which provides hot meals to school students, will be renamed as National Scheme for PM Poshan Shakti Nirman.

After KSCPCR prod, Karnataka government mulls resumption of mid-day meals in schools

September 28, 2021 7:16 am

Minister BC Nagesh said the Education Department is looking into the feasibility of resuming the scheme as schools will be allowed to function with 100 per cent attendance in classes VI to XII from October 1