mid-day meal

NHRC orders interim relief for students who fell sick after eating MDM

Rights activist and Supreme Court lawyer Radhakanta Tripathy had moved the NHRC seeking compensation for the students and action against the erring school staff.

published on : 20th March 2019

PM Modi serves 3 billionth mid-day meal in UP's Vrindavan

The Prime Minister was accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Ram Naik, who helped him serve the children.

published on : 11th February 2019

Quality of midday meals found to be substandard in most Nagarkurnool schools

Surprise inspections of Nagarkurnool’s schools have revealed shockingly poor quality of food in their mid-day meals.

published on : 26th December 2018

'Jammu and Kashmir government orders inquiry after students not served mid-day meals for 9 months'

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.

published on : 18th November 2018

Centre issues guidelines for community lunch in all states

Tithi Bhojan is a concept initiated by the state of Gujarat where the community provides food to large number of people on special occasions like festivals, anniversaries and birthdays.

published on : 11th November 2018

Massive inspection drive taken up in J-K's Doda to check quality of mid-day meals

Besides physical verification of the food grains in the CAPD outlets and schools, records of 33 CAPD dealers and 107 in-charge teachers in the Mid-Day Meal scheme

published on : 13th October 2018

Bihar: 50 school children fall ill after mid-day meal

Children complained of uneasiness, stomach ache, nausea and some also started vomiting after consuming their mid-day meal at a government school in Bihar's East Champaran district.

published on : 8th September 2018

Three teachers suspended for fake info on mid-day-meal supply

Three teachers have been suspended and salaries of a dozen teachers stopped for supplying fake information on mid-day meal (MDM) distribution in Jagatsinghpur district.

published on : 8th September 2018

Students protest headmaster suspension in Kendrapara

The headmaster, Ramachandra Mishra, was suspended for misusing `62,000 meant for providing mid-day meal.

published on : 1st September 2018

Uttarakhand: Principal thrashes 11-yr-old student with iron rod for complaining about mid-day meal

The school principal was suspended after preliminary investigations confirmed severe injuries to the child.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Chhattisgarh: 24 students fall sick after eating mid-day meal

The students from a village in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband district started vomiting and complained of nausea soon after eating the mid-day meal.

published on : 7th December 2017

Over 150 school students fall ill after eating mid-day meal in Odisha's Kalahandi district

The students suffered from vomiting, head reeling and stomach pain after taking mid-day meals in the schools.

published on : 15th September 2017

Supreme Court asks government how it will implement, monitor mid-day meals

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and states how were they monitoring the implementation and hygiene of the mid-day meal schemes in government schools across the country.

published on : 21st August 2017