Government schools start implementing mid-day meal scheme as per new menu to provide nutritious food to students.
Officials said that 40,19,323 mothers were given Rs 6,028.98 crore under Amma Vodi and another 2.12 lakh applications are being scrutinised.
A considerable number of madrasas are either not recognised by the government or are run by private individuals.
The review, to be carried out by a private agency hired by the government’s think tank Niti Aayog, will see a detailed dissection of the scheme in all states and Union Territories.
Most of the students of the college are from a weaker socio-economic background.
Two more kitchens of the Akshaya Patra Foundation will be functional by next week in Delhi taking the total children served to over 64,000 and covering 134 schools.
Kids rated these millet-based mid-day meals over 4.5 on 5 for taste
Till now, the district committees used to procure eggs by inviting open tenders for the mid-day meal and ICDS schemes
Skyrocketing prices of vegetables, rice and other ingredients essential for preparing the mid-day meal have put several government and aided schools in a tight spot.
According to educational advisor of the school, prompt action was taken against the contractor after word of the incident reached the school authorities.
The committee members visited the school and recorded statements of children and locals.
School policy experts, meanwhile, pointed towards a larger systemic failure.
A government primary school has been accused of serving its student's diluted milk under the mid-day meal scheme.
WSHGs will be given the responsibility of MDM in schools in a phased manner.
In the district, there are as many as 1,565 mid-day meal centres catering for 1.65 lakh children from classes one to ten.