Midday Meals
Jharkhand  /  Published 21.03.20

Alert on twin crises of Covid-19 for Jharkhand

The Covid-19 pandemic and consequent lockdowns signal a double crisis — of public health as well as joblessness and hunger — for Jharkhand, activists warned on Saturday.The Right to Food Campaign ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.19

Why India can't fix its malnutrition problem

Some burdens are Sisyphean — no amount of endeavour seems to make them any lighter. The burden of malnutrition in India can be counted among these. A report published in The Lancet showed that while...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.19

Mamata poser on school menu tweak

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said state government-aided schools should provide rice, dal and plenty of vegetables to students in midday meals, apparently turning down a proposal to add fish and chick...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

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

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Untouchability, even in quarantine

Of the five people in quarantine at a primary village school in an Uttar Pradesh district, two go to their homes for meals twice a day and then return again to the isolation centre.Not because food is...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


India  /  Published 29.11.19

Video of milk in water curdles UP mid-day meals

A viral video showing a cook diluting milk meant for government school children in UP has embarrassed the Yogi Adityanath government once again with officials, who usually cry conspiracy whenever conf...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.12.18

Mid-day meals that only feed political goals

An egg a day keeps the doctor away. Eggs are among the most nutritious food items and contain almost all the nutrients required by growing children. This explains the long-standing demand to include t...
By The Editorial Board


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