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More than often our Bollywood celebrities get involved in some social cause which helps in creating awareness in the society. The privilege of being a celebrity also brings with it the social responsibility of not shying away from humanitarian work.

'No irregularity in purchasing eggs for nutritious meal scheme in TN'

There was no irregularity in the purchase of eggs from private players for supplying to children in government and government-aided schools under the nutritious meal scheme across the state, Social Welfare Minister B Valarmathi informed the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday.

Uttarakhand CM launches mid-day meal scheme for elderly women

Uttarakhand government on Monday launched a scheme to provide mid-day meal to women in the state aged above 60.

No proposal for processed food under midday meal: HRD ministry

 There is no proposal for supplying processed food under the midday meal programme, the HRD Ministry today said. This clarification came in the wake of some media reports that during her meeting with HRD Minister Smriti Irani on August 26, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi had discussed about the supply of processed food under the midday scheme.

Plight of midday workers raised in Rajya Sabha

The plight of workers serving midday meal in schools was raised in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday with a member demanding enhanced wages to them as they were currently paid a paltry sum as monthly honorarium.

Cooking cost under midday meal scheme raised

The cooking cost offered under the midday meal scheme by Haryana government to all primary and upper primary schools will be raised by 7.5 per cent from next month.

Regular monitoring recommended for Midday Meal scheme in AP

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.

Four students taken ill after midday meal in Delhi

Four girl students aged between 10 to 12 years of a North Delhi Municipal Corporation in Auchandi village near Narela complained of stomach ache after having midday meal in a school and were admitted to a local hospital on Friday.

Principal, husband charged with murder in chargesheet in Bihar midday-meal tragedy

A school principal and her husband have been charged with murder in the chargesheet filed by police in a local court in the midday meal tragedy in a village primary school in Bihar`s Saran district in July in which 23 students died.

Bihar mid-day meal tragedy: Chargesheet filed against principal

A chargesheet was filed on Monday against a Bihar school principal and her husband for the deaths of 23 children who ate contaminated mid day meal, police said.

125 school children taken ill after eating midday meals in UP

As many as 125 students of two government schools in Uttar Pradesh were taken ill after consuming midday meals on Wednesday.

Odisha: Girl dies after falling in hot mid-day meal curry cauldron

An eight-year-old girl student of a tribal residential school here died of burn injuries on Monday after she fell into a hot curry cauldron.

Per unit cost of midday meal unrealistic: Parl panel

The per unit cost of midday meal fixed at Rs 3.11-Rs 4.65 is unrealistic as even a bottle of drinking water costs Rs 10, a parliamentary panel has said warning of more Bihar-like tragedies if not set right.

Par panel concerned over `untouchability` cases in midday meal

Expressing concern over instances of untouchability in the mid-day meal programme, a Parliamentary panel on Thursday recommended "exemplary punishment" against teachers and schools perpetuating such acts.

Demand in RS to remove flaws in midday meal scheme

Against the backdrop of midday meal tragedy in Bihar, a demand was raised in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday to remove flaws in implementation of the scheme.

41 complaints about mid-day meal scheme in 3 years: Govt

Minister of State for HRD Shashi Tharoor said out of the 41 complaints received, actions have been taken in 31 cases by the state governments.

Bihar teacher held after pesticide found in school kitchen

Manoj Kumar Chaudhary of primary school at Maudhiara village in Rohtas had kept the pesticide, Thymet, on the rack where the utensils had been kept.

Four fall ill after eating mid-day meal in Delhi

Four students of a primary school fell ill allegedly after consuming mid-day meal.

Teachers should teach, not supervise cooking of meals: HC

The Allahabad High Court has disapproved of teaching staff at government schools being saddled with the implementation of the scheme in Uttar Pradesh.

Tadpole found in mid-day meal at UP school

A tadpole was found in the mid-day meal served to students at a primary school in Moradabad, an official said.