Bihar schoolkids to grow organic vegetables, fruits for their mid-day meals
After a successful pilot project, 20,000 schools will now be given Rs 5,000 each and asked to develop kitchen gardens
Mid-day meal scheme: fatal nutrition
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केंद्र सरकार के आधार संबंधी अधिसूचना की तलवार पिछले दस माह से देश भर के 12 करोड़ से अधिक नौनिहालों के निवाले पर लटकी ...
Mandatory fortification in mid-day meal bad for local food, biodiversity, livelihood
The Union government is trying to centralise food procurement in the Mid Day Meal Scheme. Instead, it should decentralise purchasing
How caste is marring mid-day meals
Discrimination against the Dalits is still pervasive in our society, and this is seriously marring the potential of the Mid Day meal scheme
Bihar to close open air schools to curb food poisoning incidents
Kitchens with storage facilities to be constructed on priority basis in all schools serving cooked meals, says education department
Civil society asks Karnataka govt to cut ties with Akshay Patra
The non-profit, a wing of ISKCON, has been accused of not providing onions, garlic and eggs in the mid-day meals that it supplies for school children
कोरोनावायरस का साइड इफेक्ट: मध्यप्रदेश में सत्ता के खेल में भूखे न रह जाएं बच्चे?
मध्यप्रदेश की नई सरकार ने कोरोनावायरस के प्रसार को रोकने के लिए आंगनबाड़ी बंद कर बच्चों को टेक होम राशन पहुंचाने की बात कही ...
बापू के नाम पाती, यह अनशन खत्म कब होगा?
सरकारी स्कूलों में मिड-डे-मील परोसने वाली रसोइया चाची की हड़ताल और सरकार की हठधर्मिता पर एक पांचवी छात्रा का लिखा पत्र
Why Bihar serves poor quality meals to school kids
There are no guidelines for hygienic preparation and handling of mid-day meals for children; monitoring at local level virtually non-existent
Budget for children: The story doesn’t change
Crucially missing in the budget is a response from the government in the area of Child Protection
Midday meal may be outsourced
Schools in Maharashtra do not want responsibility, say the scheme hampers teaching
Nine in 10 schools in Bihar offer mid-day meals without kitchen infrastructure
Drinking water and toilets also missing in most state-run schools
Why social health activists in India live a life of uncertainty
More than 0.87 million ASHAs in India are facing salary issues, lack of incentives and exclusion from social safety schemes
CAG report shows how badly Andhra manages its finances
It some cases money spent without budgetary provision; in certain others funds meant for welfare development saved unnecessarily
Mid-day meal deaths in Bihar: insecticide poisoning suspected
Doctors treating children who took ill after consuming mid-day meal say they responded to anti-organophosphorous drug
Will PepsiCo food replace hot, cooked mid day meals in schools?
Secretary for food processing denies any knowledge of Harsimrat Kaur Badal speaking to PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi to provide processed food …
Mid-day meal deaths: forensic report finds high levels of insecticide in cooking oil
Activists reiterate demand of proper handling of insecticide and pesticide containers after use
Mid-day meal scheme: Tamil Nadu shows the way
Ninety-two per cent schools in the southern state have good kitchen infrastructure, which is now being upgraded with cooking gas facility
Day after mid-day meal deaths, vitamin A dose kills child in Bihar
Another incident of poisoning caused by mid-day meal reported from Bihar's Madhubani district
A year on, no lessons learnt from Bihar mid day meal tragedy
Civil society calls for pesticide-free, organic food under government programmes for children while Bihar focuses on building new kitchens in …
What it takes to deliver midday meal
Plan spending on social sectors and a paradox in budgetary policies
Central government's social spending is just 2 per cent of GDP, yet it may reduce allocation for welfare sectors by citing inability of the …
Food security bill forgoes nutrition security
The bill will ensure food for millions of hungry Indians. But has the government identified them?
Hunger stalks government schools in West Bengal
Pilot survey under Project Dipankar in four prosperous districts shows 87 per cent class I students of government schools are undernourished