midday meal

Students in Jagatsinghpur deprived of mid-day meal

Sources said despite availability of funds, rice meant for mid-day meals has not been supplied to the 29 schools in the block as a result of which around 1,735 students have been deprived of meals.

published on : 20th July 2019

81 Karnataka students get ill after eating midday meal

According to sources, a dead lizard was found in a container used to cook the meal for children, and all of them started complaining of health issues after having their meal.

published on : 17th July 2019

15 schoolkids taken ill after having midday meal lunch in Guntur

According to local sources, the students ate food, which was supplied by Akshya Patra under midday meal scheme on Wednesday and later they suffered from vomiting, loose motions and stomach pain.

published on : 12th July 2019

Inter girls stage protest demanding continuation of midday meal scheme

Hundreds of girl students staged a protest in front of the Collector’s Office here on Thursday demanding continuation of midday meal scheme for Intermediate students.

published on : 5th July 2019

Kids may get to judge food served in midday meals in Karnataka govt schools

In this competition cooks will have to prepare midday meals, without changing the guidelines that prioritises adequate intake of protein and other nutriets.

published on : 4th July 2019

Vigilance inspection finds insufficient midday meals in Guntur government school

During the inspection led by V&E, the team found that the midday meals supplied to the school was sufficient for only 70 of the 107 students.

published on : 23rd June 2019

Odisha DEOs to ensure midday meals for kids

School and Mass Education Secretary PK Mohapatra said district level authorities, field officials have to ensure that no child is deprived of MDM.

published on : 12th June 2019

Class IX, X to get midday meals in Delhi government schools from 2020

The decision was taken in the first meetings chaired by the new Union Human Resources Development Minister, Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank.

published on : 9th June 2019

Class IX, X students in government schools to get midday meal from 2020

Centre will discuss the proposal at a meeting of education ministers of states on June 22; Cabinet green signal likely by year-end 

published on : 9th June 2019

The garlic-onion debate: What Akshaya Patra midday meal row is all about

It found itself in the midst of a controversy after an article in a claimed that school-children in Karnataka were not happy with the food provided as it lacked garlic and onion.

published on : 8th June 2019

Telangana government to spend more on midday meals, students to get two eggs now

In Nalgonda district, the midday meal scheme is being implemented in 1,450 government schools.

published on : 3rd June 2019

Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy ups midday meal workers' payment to Rs 3000

Jagan instructed the officials to use good quality vegetables to maintain the food standards, cook the food in a hygienic environment and transport them to schools on time.

published on : 1st June 2019

National Institute of Nutrition stands by its findings on Midday meals

The institution came was criticised for its assessment report, that the NIN submitted to Karnataka government upon its request following a controversy over non-usage of onion and garlic by APF.

published on : 15th May 2019

Inspection reveals inadequate meals for students in government school

Vigilance and Enforcement Regional Officer T Sobha Manjari inspected Municipal Corporation High School at Pattabhipuram on Thursday.

published on : 19th April 2019

Irregularities found in midday meal scheme

The records were also not maintained properly and there was variation in stocks. It was also found that MEO had not inspected the Anganwadi centres during the academic year 2018-19.

published on : 18th April 2019
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