mid-day meal scheme

CAG raps Delhi govt over mid-day meal quality

Around 89 per cent food samples of the mid-day meal scheme failed to pass the "nutritive" value test during 2010-14 in Delhi, a CAG report has said.

Jun 30, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

Mid-day meal becoming 'poisonous meal': BJP MP

A ruling BJP MP Wednesday embarrassed the government by saying in Lok Sabha that the mid-day meal scheme, sponsored by the Centre, has become "poisonous meal", leading to strong objection from HRD Minister Smriti Irani.

Feb 25, 2015, 14:26 PM IST

HRD minister asks MPs to monitor mid-day meal scheme

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.

Jul 16, 2014, 23:22 PM IST

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

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.

Feb 07, 2014, 12:30 PM IST

Maharashtra to frame new rules for mid-day meal scheme

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

Dec 20, 2013, 12:12 PM IST

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

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

Aug 08, 2013, 23:09 PM IST

CSIR to conduct tests on mid-day meals

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.

Jul 30, 2013, 16:27 PM IST

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

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

Jul 29, 2013, 22:51 PM IST

IIP proposes packaging solution for safer mid-day meal scheme

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.

Jul 26, 2013, 17:01 PM IST

Millions of Bihar school kids go without mid-day meal

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.

Jul 25, 2013, 09:03 AM IST

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

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.

Jul 24, 2013, 22:47 PM IST

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

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

Jul 18, 2013, 19:33 PM IST

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

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.

Feb 28, 2012, 20:17 PM IST

Haryana to review mid-day meal scheme

The Haryana government has ordered a review of the mid-day meal scheme in govt-run schools after 100 students in Kurukshetra district last week ended up in hospitals after consuming the school meal.

Jul 18, 2011, 12:10 PM IST