The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India in this report highlighted gross irregularities in implementation of the midday meal (MDM) scheme.

A performance audit of the mid-day meal scheme by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has revealed that only 1,154 children were covered under the scheme during 2013-24, out of 18,000 studyin

Around 56 per cent children covered under Mid Day Meal (MDM) scheme in government and community schools in Andhra Pradesh were malnourished, 35 per cent in the mild under nourished condition and on

But government has no plans to table orders in Parliament

The National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013 combines and expands the scope of some existing food-based welfare schemes. It will be distributing raw rations, meal(s) and/or cash. Approximately 81.35 crore persons or 16.57 crore households are to benefit under the targeted public distribution system (TPDS) under the Act.

Despite substantial economic growth, India still has one of the highest undernutrition rates in the world. Because of its large population, India is home to almost 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children.

Can popular mobilisation activate accountability for hunger? In 2012, a group of researchers set out to explore this question through field research in four countries: Bangladesh, India, Kenya and Mozambique.

Presidential National Nutrition Secretariat Head Dr. Lalith Chandradasa, Education Services Minister Duminda Dissanayake, Provincial Education Minister K.H.

Despite the huge expenditure on education under the previous United Progressive Alliance government, latest statistics on elementary education show that the percentage of government and aided schoo

The mid-day meal scheme was launched by the Government to provide nutrition to poor schoolchildren, but unfortunately, the scheme is not being implemented properly due to involvement of some unscru