Midday Meal
North East  /  Published 22.11.19

3rd faction emerges in midday meal feud

Another faction of the All Assam Primary and Upper Primary Midday Meal Cook and Helpers’ Association, led by its executive president Jiten Rabha, on Friday said the state’s education minister alon...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.19

Villagers lose sleep over tusker trouble

A tusker, which got separated from a herd of 26 elephants 10 days ago, is giving sleepless nights to villagers of Chakulia block in Ghatshila subdivision of East Singhbhum district.Unlike wild elephan...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Bihar  /  Published 30.09.18

Students to grow vegetables for midday meals in Bihar

Students of over 70,000 government primary and middle schools in Bihar will grow their own vegetables, and in some cases fruits too, for use in the midday meal scheme. The education department has iss...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.19

Is the government interested in ending hunger?

Until recently, India was busy collecting laurels as the fastest growing economy in the world. But that never stopped thousands of children from going to bed without food night after night. The Nation...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 05.09.19

Salt-roti cook spoils conspiracy broth

The cook seen in a video serving a midday meal of salt and chapatti to students of an Uttar Pradesh primary school last month has punctured the district magistrate’s claims of a conspiracy to sully ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 29.08.19

UP midday meal bias probe

The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday ordered an inquiry into allegations of discrimination related to sitting arrangements during the serving of midday meal at a primary school in Ballia district....
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.19

Salt-rice row churns midday meal menu

The Mamata Banerjee government has asked district authorities to send a list of food items to be served as midday meals at state-aided primary and secondary schools to ensure that students are not dep...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.06.19

Salary whip for meal data laxity

Headmasters and teachers in-charge of primary and middle schools will not receive their salaries from June till the time they send 100 per cent data on midday meals to Jharkhand State Midday Meal Auth...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.19

Education in school and beyond is languishing

These are tough times for education. The Right to Education Act, 2009 had established free and compulsory education between the ages of six and 14 as a right. It intended to ensure that all children h...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 10.01.20

Tonsure protest to nudge CM

All Assam Midday Meal Cook and Helpers’ Association adviser Trishna Nath tonsured her head here on Friday to push for scrapping of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and regularisation of meal workers...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati


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