The state of the midday meal scheme is in a shambles in Jharkhand with children in many schools not getting regular food, the latest report by the state advisor to the Supreme Court-appointed commi

The Centrally-funded scheme is being run in Moga, Sangrur and Ajitgarh districts

Punjab government has released a fund of Rs 21 crore earmarked for the mid-day meal scheme in the state for the month of October. The Centrally-funded scheme is being run in Moga, Sangrur and Ajitgarh districts of the state with the assistance of NGOs, an official spokesperson said today.

The Act as been enacted in Haryana, Himachal, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal, Mizoram and Delhi

The Centre will review preparations for implementation of the National Food security Act with the States and UTs in a meeting here on Tuesday.
The Act which got accent of President Pranab Mukherjee on September, 12 after Parliament's nod, has been enacted in Haryana, Himachal, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal, Mizoram and Delhi. The historic Act will ensure heavily subsidized foodgrains to about 82 crore people as their legal right.

Congress-ruled states like Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Mizoram and Delhi have already started implementing the National Food Security Act

The United Progressive Alliance government will on Tuesday review with states preparations for the implementation of its flagship National Food Security Act Tuesday, a statement said Monday.

Government school children in the State, in class one to nine, will soon have an addition to their mid-day meal plate on Saturdays, a boiled egg or a banana.

The Nitish Kumar Government on Tuesday approved a proposal to expand and strengthen committees in schools to supervise implementation of the free mid-day meal and other functions.

According to a decision of the State Cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the school education committee will now have 17 members instead of 14 as was proposed earlier.

In an affidavit submitted before the Delhi High Court on Wednesday, the Directorate of Education admitted that the current menu being provided under the mid-day meal (MDM) scheme in government scho

To cover 75% of the rural and 50% of the urban population by providing them with subsidised foodgrains

The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the food security Bill after a seven-hour discussion and technical glitches in the voting system, which caused considerable delay.

This paper is an attempt to analyze the impact of two of India’s largest food security interventions—the Public Distribution System (PDS) and the Mid Day Meal Scheme (MDM)—on poverty outcomes and on nutritional intake.

Less painful now, but future uncertain

The United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) ambitious National Food Security Bill might soon become reality. After getting approval from the Lok Sabha, the Bill is headed for the Upper House of Parliament for approval.