Midday Meal
West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Bengal: Learning survey bares twin blow

Around 28 per cent of pupils in government-run primary schools in Bengal have got almost disconnected from academic activities, and a balanced diet has become a distant dream for a significant proport...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 23.06.21

Kerala HC restores meat to island midday meal

Kerala High Court on Tuesday ordered the Lakshadweep administration to restore the old midday meal menu in schools which had beef and chicken and stayed the auction of cows from the dairy farms that w...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Education  /  Published 22.06.21

Imposition of vegetarian food on students is wrong

Yes Right to food The global definition of the right to food means right to culturally accepted food for the people. No government or authority can impose a particular type of food habit that is ali...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 29.05.21

Midday meal cash eaten up in bank

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.21

School teachers flag Covid threat

An organisation of head teachers of government-aided schools in Bengal has appealed to the state project director of cooked midday meal scheme to suspend the distribution of dry midday meal items from...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.20

Rotten gram blot on midday meal

The East Midnapore district administration this week directed the food and supplies department to replace nearly 530 quintals rotten chhola (gram) that it had supplied for distribution for the midday ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.20

Madrasas instruct parents on teaching kids at home

Every fortnight, scores of madrasas in Bengal have been coming alive amid the lockdown. But those attending the “classes” are not the students but their parents. They are being taught how...
By Soumya De Sarkar, Alamgir Hossain in Malda, Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.19

Just rice & salt for midday meal

A sudden visit by Hooghly MP, Locket Chatterjee, to a high school in Chinsurah on Monday revealed that students were being given only boiled rice and salt for midday meals.Chinsurah Balika Bani Mandir...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Chinsura(Hooghly)

India  /  Published 09.10.18

Midday meal outlay up, six months late

The human resource development ministry has increased the cooking cost outlay for the midday meal by a little over 5 per cent for this financial year, six months of which have already passed.The 5.35 ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.20

‘Meal of love’ at Birbhum school

A school here is using the midday meal scheme to serve students a good treat. As part of its midday-meal scheme, a high school here has launched project “Sneho Bhojan” (meal of love) that will all...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri


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