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.

The tragic episode in a school in Bihar, where 23 children died because of contaminated food, is unacceptable.

Jammu, August 22: Expressing concern over alleged reports of mismanagement in the implementation of the mid-day meal scheme, the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry had written to Educa

Members of civil society organisations and academia on Wednesday welcomed the amendments proposed for removing the clause in Schedule II of the Food Security Bill that insists 50 per cent of food f

Weeks after the death of 23 children in the mid-day meal tragedy in Bihar, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his Independence Day speech on Thursday said the scheme will be reformed and “concrete me

The district administration has decided to introduce smokeless chullahs (burners) in school kitchens to make the premises hygienic and ensure safety of students.

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