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

Pakoda in, Egg out of Odisha Mid-Day meal menu amid bird flu scare

Amid bird flu scare, bananas and pakodas have replaced eggs in the mid-day meal (MDM) plates in many schools in Jagatsinghpur district.

published on : 21st December 2018

Amid onion-garlic debate, Karnataka government now mulls adding fruits in mid-day meal

Akshaya Patra Foundation is also positive about providing fruit to the students.

published on : 18th December 2018

Veggie gardens in Odisha schools for nutritious mid-day meals

The state government will be working on the project with World Food Programme, India.

published on : 10th December 2018

22 kids fall ill after lizard found in mid-day meal at Odisha school

Though the headmaster claims that the food had been re-cooked after the reptile was found, students alleged his statements as false.

published on : 6th December 2018

Karnataka government directs Akshaya Patra Foundation to include onion and garlic in menu; stirs debate

The officials handling the mid-day meal project in the state have directed the foundation to follow the menu prescribed by the state.

published on : 5th 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

Tamil Nadu noon-meal workers suspend protest

Social Welfare Minister V Saroja said the noon-meal scheme was implemented in 43,205 centres benefitting 51.96 lakh students. 97,669 workers are engaged in implementing this scheme.

published on : 3rd 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
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