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.
Amid bird flu scare, bananas and pakodas have replaced eggs in the mid-day meal (MDM) plates in many schools in Jagatsinghpur district.
Akshaya Patra Foundation is also positive about providing fruit to the students.
The state government will be working on the project with World Food Programme, India.
Though the headmaster claims that the food had been re-cooked after the reptile was found, students alleged his statements as false.
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.
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.
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.
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.