Mid Day Meal

Women who received free meals in primary school have children with improved linear growth: Study

The authors used nationally representative data on mothers and their children spanning 1993 to 2016 to assess whether MDM supports intergenerational improvements in child linear growth.

published on : 12th July 2021

Plan for door-delivery of mid-day meals: Madras HC

The court also stressed that the panchayat system may be used, and NGOs may be roped in to deliver food to children in rural areas.

published on : 3rd July 2021

HC seeks state’s decision on restarting mid-day meals

On account of the pandemic, the financial year has been extended till June 10.

published on : 31st March 2021

Mid-day meal vital for kids, finds study

Many parents can provide just one meal 

published on : 26th March 2021

Government to supply fortified rice through ICDS, Midday Meal scheme from April

The objective of the scheme was to address anaemia and micro-nutrient deficiency in the country.

published on : 11th March 2021

Pay for mid-day meal workers hiked to Rs 2,000 in Jharkhand

The Jharkhand government earlier hiked the pay by Rs 500, taking the total to Rs 1,500 per head each month.

published on : 17th February 2021

Officials warn mid-day meal staff against irregularities

Following an Express story on irregularities in the mid-day meal scheme in tribal areas, senior officials visited the localities and issued a stern warning to the mid-day meal staff.

published on : 20th January 2021

Students not given their quota of dry ration, risk malnutrition in Tamil Nadu districts

Since schools were shut owing to the pandemic, the Tamil Nadu government had ordered supply of dry ration to government school students to prevent malnutrition among children.

published on : 6th January 2021

50 students fall ill after eating phenyl-laced mid-day meal in Odisha

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.

published on : 15th September 2017

Over 150 school students fall ill after eating mid-day meal in Odisha's Kalahandi district

The students suffered from vomiting, head reeling and stomach pain after taking mid-day meals in the schools.

published on : 15th September 2017