On account of the pandemic, the financial year has been extended till June 10.
Many parents can provide just one meal
The objective of the scheme was to address anaemia and micro-nutrient deficiency in the country.
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.
The students suffered from vomiting, head reeling and stomach pain after taking mid-day meals in the schools.