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Seeking higher Central assistance under Mid-day Meal scheme, the State Government on Monday proposed to extend the benefit of supplementary nutrition to privately-run schools like Saraswati Sishu
The school staff, however, said it was a cleanliness drive and everybody, including teachers, participated in it.
The scheme which should have taken off last year, is likely to be delayed further, thanks to funds not being released to districts.
The State government has decided to take stringent measures to promote the use of iodised salt in the meal programmes undertaken by the government, including midday meals.
Altogether 230 students, including 150 girls, were taken ill allegedly after eating food in different schools in Odisha's Malkangiri and Kalahandi districts.
Students complained of stomach pain and vomiting after eating the food and were taken to the Janbai dispensary before being shifted to the Balimela Dam Project Hospital in Chitrakonda.
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.
MID-DAY meals in schools across the state are all set to pack a power punch. Schoolchildren will soon get meals fortified with iron, folic acid and Vitamin B-12.
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar had announced in May that the government would organise two-day training camps for cooks engaged in providing mid-day meals.
Mid day meal workers being asked to get an attested copy of letter from management.
Students of government-run schools in Jagatsinghpur are not getting their share of 100 grams of rice under the mid-day meal scheme.
Anti-Corruption Bureau officials will now be reachable via Facebook and Twitter to react to people’s grievances.
Very soon, senior officers of the Education Department will conduct surprise visits to schools to assess the quality of the mid-day meal scheme.
As many as 27 children fell ill and have been rushed to a nearby hospital for immediate treatment.