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Telangana's residential welfare school students to get ragi, Boost

The state government recently launched 119 BC Gurukul schools in the state and is planning to introduce nutritious food for comprehensive growth of students both in terms of education and health.

Published: 22nd June 2017 07:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd June 2017 07:45 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: All students in various residential welfare schools will get nutritious food like ragi malt and peanut cakes. The state government recently launched 119 BC Gurukul schools in the state and is planning to introduce nutritious food for comprehensive growth of students both in terms of education and health. Besides, a staff nurse will be appointed to all residential schools.

“We will provide ragi malt or cooked ragi, peanut cakes and boost or bournvita to students,” Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Telangana Backward Classes Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society secretary Mallaiah Battu told Express on Wednesday.

He said that non-vegetarian food too would be increased from the present three days in a  month to seven days in a month. “Nutritious food like ragi will be given to students. We have consulted the home science wing of Telangana Agriculture university. They suggested some items and we are following their advice for the balanced growth of students,” Mallaiah said.

He added that the menu of the nutritious food would be placed before the Group of Ministers soon and it will be implemented in all the residential schools belonging to SC, ST, BC, Minority and others.

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