Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) refers to a set of communication approaches, activities, and tools that are used to positively influence behaviours. There are a broad range of activities that come under SBCC.

While many countries are investing in school meal programs, coverage is weakest precisely where the need is the greatest shows this report released by the Global Child Nutrition Foundation, April 14 2021

Order of the Karnataka High Court regarding recommencement of midday meals in Karnataka dated 30/03/2021.

According to WFP’s report, State of School Feeding Worldwide, 370 million children in 199 countries and territories were suddenly deprived of school meals, when schools closed due to the pandemic. That meal was for many their only nutritious food of the day.

More than 39 billion in-school meals have been missed globally since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic due to school closures, according to a new report released by the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti and the World Food Programme (WFP).

With high levels of child undernutrition, made worse by the COVID-19 crisis, it is important for India to reassess public provisioning for nutrition. Higher allocations are needed to expand coverage and improve service delivery of important schemes such as Anganwadi Services and Mid-day Meal.

Micronutrient deficiency continues to affect sizeable sections of the global population in India and this “hidden hunger” extracts a substantial toll in terms of morbidity, mortality, reduced economic productivity and poor quality of life from those who are affected.

The study assessed the potential for use of millets in mid-day school meal programs for better nutritional outcomes of children in a peri-urban region of Karnataka, India, where children conventionally consumed a fortified rice-based mid-day meal.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Mid Day Meal Scheme under CSR, 01/07/2019. The details about Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) involved in Mid Day Meals Scheme as per Annual Work Plan & Budget, 2018-19, Ministry of Human Resources Development is at annexure.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Food quality under Mid-Day-Meal Scheme, 27/06/2019.

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