29 Aug 2014
New Delhi: There is no proposal for supplying processed food under the midday meal programme, the HRD Ministry said.
21 Dec 2013
Itanagar: Regular monitoring and clean kitchens were among the recommendations given to the Arunachal Pradesh government by a Central team for carrying out the Midday Meal Scheme in schools in the state.
12 Sep 2013
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP): As many as 20 schoolchildren were taken ill on Wednesday after consuming mid-day meal at a primary school in the district's Mohammadi tehsil.
11 Sep 2013
Patna: The Nitish Kumar government on Tuesday approved a proposal to expand and strengthen committees in schools to supervise implementation of the free mid-day meal and other functions.
31 Oct 2015
Bhubaneswar: Impressed over the success of its cheap meal scheme 'Aahar' for urban poor, Odisha government today decided to extend the facility to all district headquarters and different industrial areas in a phased manner.
07 Jul 2016
Boston: People who often eat food prepared at home are less likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes than those who consume such meals less frequently, new research has claimed.
01 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The Central government has notified 'Mid Day Meal Rules, 2015' under the National Food Security Act. A statement issued by the HRD Ministry said that the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA, 2013) contains provisions related to welfare schemes including Mid Day Meal Scheme.
17 Sep 2013
Patna: The mid-day meal was cooked for the first time in two months in a primary school in Bihar where 23 school children died after consuming contaminated food, officials on Tuesday. The issue had created enough furore then and upon investigation, it was found that foods were prepared under unhygienic conditions.
30 Jul 2013
Patna: School teachers in Bihar on Monday withdrew their boycott of the mid-day meal scheme. They will cooperate with the operation of the scheme from Tuesday, Bihar Education Minister PK Shahi said.
28 Aug 2011
‘Gurukuls’ of traditional India were centre of not only providing education to students but also inculcating lessons on moral values and ethics. However, in the fast paced 21st century - when efforts are underway to teach equality and brotherhood amongst students, there are few educational institutes which have brought a dubious distinction to the noble profession by promoting casteism.