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.

Almost one in three Indian children under five years will still be stunted by 2022 going by current trends, according to an analysis of the country’s food and nutrition security released.

Nutrition is on the centre stage of the National Development Agenda with respect to Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a clear focus on reduction of maternal, infant and young child mortality.

Judgement of the High Court of Delhi in the matter of Allied Integrated Society & Others Vs The State (NCT of Delhi) dated 06/06/2018. The present common petition, by four non-governmental organizations, challenges a tender condition formulated by the Govt. of NCT of Delhi while inviting bids for the mid-day cooked meals scheme formulated by it. The petitioners allege that the eligibility condition of a minimum threshold of Rupees three crores average financial turnover, during the previous three years, is arbitrary.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Antarrashtriya Manav Adhikaar Nigraani Parishad Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/05/2018 regarding functioning of Mid Day Meal Scheme. Supreme Court directs the petitioner to give an up-to-date status on affidavit with regard to the functioning of the Mid Day Meal Scheme from the web-site of the Government of India and the State Governments. The cut-off date would be 30.06.2018.

This discussion paper shows that schools offer a unique opportunity to improve nutrition using a systemic, multi-sectoral approach. Social, health, economic and ethic arguments coalesce in and around schools.

The Mid Day Meal (Amendment) Rules, 2017 amending the sub-rule (2) of rule 5 of Mid-Day Meal Rules, 2015 has been notified vide G.S.R.

In India, peri-urban areas are too often neglected. Many people live in poverty and face increasing marginalisation and food insecurity. Yet peri-urban agriculture could be a major contributor to poverty alleviation and food security.

The living tradition of diverse and healthy Indian food has a huge economic potential and will attract large scale investments as well as create more job opportunities, Amitabh Kant has said.

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