August 12, 2020 2:20:43 am
The Bihar education department on Tuesday served show cause notices to district education and programme officers in ten districts after it was found that ration under the mid day meal scheme was not distributed in all the schools in these districts.
Both National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the Patna High Court had taken suo motu cognizance of a report published in The Indian Express on July 7, highlighting how children in Bhagalpur district had taken to rag-picking after the discontinuance of the scheme as schools were closed due to the lockdown.
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