The paper explores whether one of the largest programs in the world for women’s empowerment and rural livelihoods, the Indira Kranti Patham in Andhra Pradesh, India, has had an impact on the economic and social wellbeing of households that participate in the program.

Officials Asked To Complete Formalities

Lucknow: The Food Security Act (FSA) will be implemented in Uttar Pradesh from July 5. Chief secretary Jawed Usmani made this announcement saying directions have been issued to the department heads concerned to complete all formalities on priority basis to ensure that the Act comes into force completely as per schedule.

About two million students were covered during the current financial year.
Mid-day meal

Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Tripura are ahead of Bihar

Despite facing nationwide criticism over death of 23 children after having the midday meal last year, Bihar now secured the fifth position among best performing states.

Biogas plants to be installed in 3,825 schools

The State government has allotted Rs. 8 crore to install portable biogas plants in schools to ensure cheap fuel for preparation of mid-day meals and food self-sufficiency. The project would give students an opportunity to access organically-grown vegetables for their noon meal.

India has the largest programme, catering to over 114 million children

A global report by the World Food Project (WFP) for 2013 on 169 countries has said that India has the largest school feeding programme in the world, catering to over 114 million children, but stands 12thamong 35 lower-middle-income countries covering 79 per cent of its total number of school-going children.

PANJIM: The government is likely to implement the restructured mid-day meal scheme from the New Year onwards with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar saying that the government is ready to pour in more

This new global report published by the World Food project analyses school feeding programmes in 169 countries and says that India has the largest school feeding programme in the world, catering to over 114 million children, but stands 12th among 35 lower-middle-income countries covering 79 per cent of its total number of school-going children.

Nov 27, Colombo: The government of Japan has granted approximately Rs.282 million (Japanese Yen 220 million) to Sri Lanka as food grant assistance through the World Food Program (WFP) to support th

Despite drawing flak for unprofessional deliverance of mid-day meals in government schools at several places in the state, Punjab has bagged the second position among states and union territories i

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