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Bengal Asks Schools To Prepare To Provide Cooked Mid-Day Meals To Junior Classes

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The West Bengal government has asked schools to complete the preparatory work for providing cooked mid-day meals to students of classes 1-8. While schools have reopened for students of classes 9-12, physical classes for the junior standards are yet to recommence due to the pandemic situation.

Automation Can Mitigate Risks in Public Feeding

Apr 05, 2021 Shridhar Venkat

Innovative, CAPEX-friendly technology could ensure efficient hygiene and safety compliance monitoring for large-scale public feeding programmes


To Eradicate Malnutrition, We Must Start At The Grassroots

The various factors that contribute to malnutrition cannot be tackled by health professionals alone

ICDS And Mid-Day Meal Scheme To Provide Fortified Rice From April

Mar 12, 2021 PTI

About 65 per cent of India's population consumes rice as a staple food. Fortification of rice is a cost-effective and complementary strategy to increase vitamin and mineral content in diets and a step towards nutritional security 


Odisha Student Walks 10km To File Complaint Against Father

11-year-old accuses father of stealing her money for midday meals

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17 September, 2020

Why Reviving Midday Meals Is A Must

Anjula Gurtoo, Nidhi Sharma and Deepika Swami

Over 9.12 crore underprivileged children get their daily nutrition from the midday-meal scheme, which has been disrupted by the pandemic.


25 December, 2019

“If Children Are Well Fed And Well Educated, We Will Have A Different Country”: Chanchalapathi Dasa

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How The Akshaya Patra Foundation Enhances Children’s Learning Experience Through Nutritive, Balanced And Appetising Mid-day Meals


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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