Rights activist and Supreme Court lawyer Radhakanta Tripathy had moved the NHRC seeking compensation for the students and action against the erring school staff.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Ram Naik, who helped him serve the children.
Surprise inspections of Nagarkurnool’s schools have revealed shockingly poor quality of food in their mid-day meals.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The headmaster, Ramachandra Mishra, was suspended for misusing `62,000 meant for providing mid-day meal.
The school principal was suspended after preliminary investigations confirmed severe injuries to the child.
The students from a village in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband district started vomiting and complained of nausea soon after eating the mid-day meal.
The students suffered from vomiting, head reeling and stomach pain after taking mid-day meals in the schools.
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.