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

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

Jolted by mismanagement at the Chhapra school where 23 children died after eating midday meal, the Union HRD Ministry has asked all schools to switch to new design and hygienic kitchen-cum-stores a

The Human Resource Development Ministry on Thursday announced that a new committee would be set up to review the implementation of its flagship mid-day meal scheme with a view to monitoring the qua

The food being served to Delhi’s children under the mid-day meal scheme is far from being healthy with 83 per cent of the samples lifted for testing failing in the current fiscal.

The Ministry of Health suffered huge embarrassment yesterday when the parliamentary panel examining the feasibility of establishing an overarching health regulator rejected the Bill in this regard.

New Delhi: Delhi schools have the best record when it comes to cleanliness.

Unable to get an exemption for the cooking gas cylinders used for the Mid-Day Meal Scheme in the wake of a steep hike in the prices of domestic gas, Union Human Resource Minister Kapil Sibal has suggested that the Petroleum Ministry consider providing subsidised LPG cylinders for the current fiscal year.

“It might be preferable at this point to provide for subsidy as earlier for the LPG cylinders, instead of seeking approval for an increase in cooking cost which would necessitate revisiting allocation for the Mid-Day Meals Scheme and seeking Parliamentary approvals for the increased allocation,

A study on the status of the education of the girl child has revealed that 29 per cent of the respondents in the city are unaware about the Right to Education Act, which states that education is a

Jaipur: The UPA’s mid-day meal programme in Rajasthan is in tatters. The recently released Monitoring Institutions (MIs) report has revealed glaring anomalies in implementation of the scheme with many children in the state not getting any benefits and some actually going hungry.

According to a report, the scheme is not being implemented on a regular basis in some schools in the Pali district. The findings, based on figures between April 2011 and September 2011, were shared recently by the Union HRD ministry.