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Midday Meal
North East  /  Published 15.10.19

Midday meal workers protest

Midday meal workers of Assam hit the streets here on Tuesday, opposing the state government’s move to hand over the cooking and distribution of the meals to non-government organisations (NGO).The pr...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 10.10.19

Private kitchens for midday meals

The Centre has allowed privately managed centralised kitchens to be engaged to serve food to schoolchildren in rural areas under its midday meal scheme — a decision it had earlier announced in May 2...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.11.18

School cooks cry camp jail horrors in Hotwar

Over 300 disgruntled midday meal cooks who were taken into preventive custody on the eve of Statehood Day have alleged appalling conditions at the camp jail in Hotwar where they spent 48 hours before ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 16.10.19

Midday meal aftertaste in secretary repatriation

The Centre on Tuesday repatriated Rina Ray, secretary of the school education and literacy department, to her parent Union Territory cadre over a year before her retirement.This April, at Ray’s behe...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.09.19

Video bar on UP print reporters

The district magistrate of Mirzapur who ordered a journalist to be booked for breaking a story that salt and chapatti were served as midday meal in a primary school last month claimed on Tuesday that ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 02.09.19

FIR on journalist for salt-roti report

Police in Uttar Pradesh have registered a case against a journalist and two others for making a video of a midday meal served at a primary school that purportedly shows the students being given only c...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.19

College teachers in Behala fund midday meal for needy students

Going beyond their call of duty, teachers of a girls’ college on the southern fringes of the city are serving compassion on a platter. Setting a touching example, the teachers are ensuring that seve...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.08.19

Salt and chapattis in midday meal

A primary school in eastern Uttar Pradesh has been accused of serving salt and nothing else with chapattis or rice to its pupils as the midday meal for the past two years.Videos of the children sittin...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.10.18

Ranchi gridlocked as cooks squat on roads

Over 1,000 school midday meal cooks on Saturday squatted on four key points of the capital from 8am to 11.30am demanding a hike in salary, throwing morning traffic completely off-kilter. Thousands of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 29.06.19

Mamata nips dining hall mischief in the bud

An attempt to communalise a welfare measure and project it as an example of “appeasement” has been nipped in the bud by the Mamata Banerjee government. The events leading up to the clarification b...
By Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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