midday meal

Provide midday meals, restart all classes: Forum

More than a fortnight after schools opened to some classes, the government is yet to restart midday meals.

published on : 21st January 2021

Schools to open in January, sans a hot mid-day meal

The government has planned to extend the distribution of ration kits, which they are now giving retrospectively for the lockdown months when students were denied the meals. 

published on : 20th December 2020

Govt order on midday meal compensation vague, says HC

As the bench was not satisfied with the government’s proposed relief measures, the hearing was adjourned to December 15.

published on : 9th December 2020

HC summons principal secretary over midday meal

But the bench was not convinced about the manner in which the state government made the assessment  for proposed compensation.

published on : 1st December 2020

Revise meal compensation: Karnataka HC

Unhappy with the compensation, the bench warned of initiating action against officials who failed to provide meals, saying it is gross violation of Article 21 of the Constitution.

published on : 24th November 2020

Explain how you will compensate kids over midday meals: HC to govt

It directed the Secretary responsible for the implementation of the National Food Security Act in the state to file an affidavit in this regard.

published on : 11th November 2020

Mid-day Meals: Five month gap may already have done harm

The suspension of supplies also came at a time when proper nutrition was considered crucial to boost the children’s immunity against Covid-19.

published on : 8th November 2020

Midday meal grains to be given in two phases

The state has decided to provide 108 days worth of foodgrains for midday meals which were supposed to be distributed from June to October.

published on : 7th November 2020

Fine variety mid-day meal rice rotting at Telangana govt schools

As the foodgrains are rotting, the School Education Department is understood to have directed the respective school heads to return the rice to the Civil Supplies Department.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Amid COVID-19 crisis, over 90 per cent children have access to mid-day meals in Chhattisgarh: Survey

‘Padhadyee Tunwar Dwar’ - the flagship programme of the Chhattisgarh government came in handy to ensure the effective delivery right from the education to dry ration distribution at the doorsteps.

published on : 17th September 2020

Food security allowance in lieu of midday meals for Puducherry government school students

The Department of Education will also be conducting a device availability survey for online classes.

published on : 14th September 2020

Telangana govt to extend midday meal scheme to students of junior and degree colleges

So far, the scheme had been available only for high school students in the state

published on : 17th July 2020

Consider policy decision in mid-day meal issue: Telangana High Court to government

The High Court launched mobile videoconferencing service on Monday to help advocates who do not have access to virtual courts.

published on : 30th June 2020

Uttarakhand HC seeks report from government on mid-day meal scheme 'irregularities' amid lockdown

The documents also revealed that Uttarakhand government provided ration to children only on 48 out of 66 working days between March 13 to May 17, 2020.

published on : 23rd June 2020

13,000 school midday meal workers hit hard by Covid

Sixty-six-year old M V Devi started as a midday meal worker at ALP School, Kakkur, in the district 35 years ago when `5 was her daily wage.

published on : 19th June 2020
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