Union minister for women and child development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi is all set to propose to ban junk food from school canteens and substituting it with healthy options.

Himachal Pradesh is going to spend Rs 100 crore during the current financial year on midday meal scheme.

While political leaders and workers continue with their high-pitch electioneering in Saran district of Bihar where voting will take place on May 7, no candidate of any major political party in the

Expressing concern over lack of cleanliness and sanitation in government schools, especially about girls’ toilets, Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday directed the Education Department to

In January 2012, PM Manmohan Singh declared half of India’s children were malnourished and that was a national shame.

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.
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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.