Midday Meal
India  /  Published 13.03.20

Kerala sends mid-day meals home

Kerala, which has one of the most successful mid-day meal schemes in the country, serves an approximate 25, 84,156 students across 2327 schools (National Programme of Mid Day Meal in Schools: Annual W...
By Abhirup Dam

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

Calcutta  /  Published 20.04.20

Parents collect midday meal scheme ration

Parents of hundreds of students of state-aided schools in the city came from far and near to collect midday meal ration on Monday, the first day of distribution. Some walked and some cycled to school ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.09.19

Salt-roti school boycott

Most parents have stopped sending their children to the Mirzapur primary school where only salt and chapattis were served in the midday meal on August 22, protesting the “false case” against the j...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


Opinion  /  Published 07.09.19

Swachh Bharat: How to stop people from spitting

Ugly sightSir — Spitting on the road and just about any other place is a common sight in this country. It spread infectious diseases. This bad habit thrives owing to the worse practice of chewing pa...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Cloud over midday meal

The Assam government is yet to devise a mechanism to distribute either ration or cooked midday meals to the doorsteps of students following the novel coronavirus-induced shutdown of educational instit...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 21.11.19

Midday meal workers turn up the heat

The factional feud that erupted between meal workers on Wednesday deepened on Thursday after the president and general secretary of one group filed a Rs 1 crore defamation case against the adviser of ...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

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

North East  /  Published 04.11.19

Midday meal staff throw food on road

Midday meal services in primary schools several districts were affected owing to belligerent protests by meal workers across the state. Even Dispur stepped up efforts to check the protests from escala...
By Debananda Medak and Manoj Kumar Ojha in Guwahati/Tinsukia


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