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HRD minister asks MPs to monitor mid-day meal scheme

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 23:22

HRD Minister Smriti Irani has written to all MPs asking them to be part of committees set up to monitor the mid-day meal scheme which has seen complaints of poor quality of food and corruption.

Mid-day meal scheme yet to make its mark in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 12:30

More than 18 years after it was rolled out in Meghalaya, the mid-day meal scheme has failed to keep children in schools or provide dietary nutrition - the two objectives of the centrally-sponsored scheme.

Maharashtra to frame new rules for mid-day meal scheme

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 12:12

Maharashtra government has told the Bombay High Court it would frame new rules related to mid-day meal for students in aided schools.

Lizard in mid-day meal in Bihar, 27 students hospitalised

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 23:09

As many as 27 children of a government school fell ill and were taken to hospital on Thursday in Vaishali district.

CSIR to conduct tests on mid-day meals

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 16:27

Centre has engaged the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research to randomly test samples of food served as part of the mid-day meal scheme.

NDMC mid-day meal samples fail calorie, protein tests again

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 22:51

The mid-day meal samples of North Delhi Municipal Corporation have once again failed to pass the calorie and protein test.

IIP proposes packaging solution for safer mid-day meal scheme

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 17:01

Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) is exploring the possibility of lending its expertise to the implementation of the mid-day meal scheme in country to ensure that quality food is served to children.

Millions of Bihar school kids go without mid-day meal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 09:03

A week after the death of 23 children from eating a contaminated mid-day meal in Saran district, three lakh school teachers in Bihar have decided to boycott the mid-day meal scheme from Thursday.

Raju to write to MPs for support on mid-day meal scheme

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 22:47

With a string of incidents putting question mark on mid-day meal scheme, HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju said he would write to all MPs for their support for effective implementation and quality of food.

Had warned Bihar govt on mid-day meal scheme, says Centre

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 19:33

The Centre said on Thursday that they had warned the Bihar government over problems in the mid-day meal scheme.

Goa govt to bring changes in mid-day meal scheme

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 09:59

The Goa government will bring changes in the mid-day meal scheme to incorporate measures like improving the menu for better nutrition.

Integrate 'Aahaar' with Mid-Day Meal Scheme: Montek

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 20:17

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Tuesday called for integration of DRDO's 'Aahaar' project with Mid-Day Meal and Integrated Child Development Scheme for enhancing child nutrition in the country.