Mid Day Meal

In this Chhattisgarh school, fathers supply farm produce, mothers cook children's mid-day meal

The students' parents, who are into organic farming, supply rice, wheat and green vegetables to the school kitchen.

published on : 16th October 2019

Rajasthan seeks central assistance to extend mid-day meal scheme to class 9-12

State education minister Govind Singh Dotasara at a function to mark the 'International Day of the Girl Child 2019' said nutrition and quality education were equally necessary for girls.

published on : 11th October 2019

The Man Behind Nutrition Science in India

Dr Coluthur Gopalan, who passed away in Chennai last week, just short of his 101st birthday, has been revered as the Father of Nutrition Science in India.

published on : 9th October 2019

Telangana's School Education Department trains midday meal cooks via video

This was the first time that cooks and kitchen helpers were addressed and trained via teleconferencing.

published on : 27th September 2019

Worms in noon meals: Headmistress shunted 

While 17 students were discharged after primary treatment, five were admitted to the hospital. Their condition is stated to be stable. However, they have been kept under observation for 24 hours.

published on : 17th September 2019

Viral video ends bigot kitchen setup in Bengal school 

A viral video has helped to end a regressive setup of cooking mid-day meal in two kitchens for Hindu and Muslim students of a secondary school in West Bengal’s Murshidabad. 

published on : 16th September 2019

Nayakguda High School students block national highway-326 to protest sub-standard food

On being informed, Mathili BDO Asish Bhoi and DEO Ramesh Sethy rushed to the spot and pacified the students following which the road blockade was withdrawn.

published on : 14th September 2019

Karnataka govt mulls extending mid-day meal to PU students

Primary and Secondary Education Minister Suresh Kumar on Thursday said his department was mulling extending mid-day meals to students in pre-university colleges too. 

published on : 13th September 2019

Jeypore block panchayat samiti stops central kitchen service

The panchayat samiti of Jeypore block has decided to close the central kitchen service meant for distributing mid-day meal to school students in different villages. 

published on : 13th September 2019

Only 37 per cent schools in Odisha's Ganjam use LPG for mid-day meals

An NGO, Manna Trust, provides cooked meals to 78 schools in Berhampur, 97 in Hinjili, 137 in Chhatrapur and 10 model schools.

published on : 8th September 2019

Mid-day meal row: Villagers, cook back UP journalist, say students at times got only half a roti

The incident came to light only after journalist Pramod Kumar Jaiswal shot it and made the video viral on social media same day. 

published on : 5th September 2019

Action against Uttar Pradesh journalist by DM is unjustified, says BJP MLA Surendra Singh

A case was registered against the scribe who made the video of children being served chapatis and salt in mid-day meal at a primary school.

published on : 5th September 2019

'You're print journalist, why take video': UP government to examine FIR against scribe booked for salt-roti expose

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.

published on : 3rd September 2019

MP Mid Day Meal shocker: Video shows students washing plates in drain water after meal

Shockingly, the same plates which are being washed by the girl students in drain water outside the school are used to serve MDM the next day at the school.

published on : 29th August 2019

NHRC notice to Yogi Adityanath government over children being served rotis and salt in mid-day meal

The commission has sought the details over the status of the mid-day meal (MDM) scheme across the state in government and government-aided primary schools. 

published on : 28th August 2019
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