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Dec 04, 2018
Online monitoring of mid-day meal scheme: SC imposes fine on Delhi and five states for failing to create online linkOn 23 March, 2017, the top court had asked state governments and Union Territories to upload information including the total number of students getting the benefit of the mid-day meal scheme within three months on their websites.
May 22, 2018
Uttarakhand principal suspended for beating up 11-yr-old Dehradun student who complained about mid-day mealAn 11-year-old boy was hospitalised after his principal allegedly beat him up with an iron rod when he complained about the quality of the mid-day meal, police said on Tuesday.
Mar 06, 2017
Mandatory Aadhaar for welfare is fine but govt should address privacy, connectivity issues firstThe Aadhaar project has its uses, certainly, but it is time for some stock-taking of its implementation, including concerns about its creep
Mar 02, 2017
Rat in mid-day meal case: NHRC sends notice to Delhi govt, seeks report in 4 weeksThe National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Delhi government over reports of a dead rat being found in a mid-day meal served to students at a school in south-east Delhi's Deoli area
Jan 31, 2017
Malnutrition: How Budget 2017 can do justice to India’s starving children by making nutrition a national emergencyIndia is one of the highest ranking countries in the world in children suffering from malnutrition.
Jul 01, 2015
CAG raps Delhi govt for discrepancies worth Rs 905 cr; not obtaining fund proofGovernment auditor CAG on Tuesday pointed out discrepancies in implementation of social welfare schemes including mid-day meal (MDM) and pulled up the Delhi government for its failure to obtain fund utilisation certificates from various institutions.
Jul 05, 2014
Kolkata: HRD Minister Smriti Irani meets Mamata, protesting studentsUnion Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani held an over hour-long meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat, on Friday
Nov 25, 2013
Over 200 kids fall ill after mid-day meal in Mumbai schoolThe children were admitted to local hospitals after they complained of uneasiness and many began vomiting.
Jul 18, 2013
Children fell sick within minutes of having mid day meal, says cookWithin minutes of eating a meal of rice and potato curry at school, the children began to fall sick, a cook at the centre of one of India's deadliest outbreaks of mass food poisoning in years, told Reuters from her hospital bed
Jul 17, 2013
Bihar tragedy: When well intentioned schemes go wrongDespite its many accomplishments, the mid-day meal scheme is riddled with the kind of flaws, inadequacies in implementation and corruption that made a tragedy like this almost inevitable