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Midday Meals
West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.22

Hard time for Bengal schools

Primary and Upper Primary schools in West Bengal are finding it difficult to serve midday meal to students due to hike in prices of essential commodities, according to authorities of different schools...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.12.21

Schools meals to resume soon

Jharkhand is likely to resume providing cooked meals to government school students of classes 6 to 8 under the Mid-Day Meal (MDM) scheme after a gap of almost two years, sources in the School Educatio...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.21

Bengal wants Mid-Day Meal for junior students

The West Bengal government has asked schools to complete the preparatory work for providing cooked mid-day meals to students of classes 1-8. While schools have reopened for students of classes 9-12, p...
By Our bureau and PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Millets once a week in school meal

The Centre has asked the states to introduce millet-based recipes in the meals served at government and aided schools to children up to Class VIII. School education secretary Anita Karwal and agricul...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.09.21

Govt retitles Mid Day Meal as 'PM Poshan Scheme'

The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday decided to rename the school Mid Day Meal Scheme as “PM Poshan Scheme”, shocking public policy observers who suspected an attempt by the Prime Min...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

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West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.20

Costly potato poser on midday plate

The rising price of potatoes has created a funds poser for midday meals — rationed to students as schools are closed amid the pandemic — in West Midnapore.  The district chapter of t...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.19

Dining halls for schools

The Bengal government has taken up a project to build dining halls in schools for serving midday meals.Sources in the education department said the move followed complaints about inadequate and unhygi...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.19

Yogi's reputation is above children's welfare

In this land of competitive callousness, children come last. The mid-day meal scheme in schools, which, astonishingly, predates the Narendra Modi government, is meant to battle children’s malnutriti...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 13.12.18

Faith axe on school eggs stirs concern

Public health experts on Thursday wrote to the Centre seeking termination of the contracts of a non-government agency that they said provided midday meals to schoolchildren across 12 states but kept e...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.11.19

Minus onions, tears in Odisha midday meal

Rising onion, garlic and ginger prices have prompted most primary schools in rural Odisha to replace the egg curry in their midday meals with boiled eggs, which the children are forced to eat with ric...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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