Tag: Mid Day Meal

53 students taken ill after eating MDM, 9 critical
53 students taken ill after eating MDM, 9 critical

According to sources, the students were served soya beans with rice for the MDM today. Soon, they started vomiting and experienced severe stomach ache. The school principal has accused the local Self-Help Group (SHG) of providing low quality food to the students.

  • Friday, 19 August 2022
Mid-day meal scam: Koraput DEO directs to form probe committee after OTV report
Mid-day meal scam: Koraput DEO directs to form probe committee after OTV report

According to sources, Rama Chandra Nahak, DEO of Koraput has directed the committee to submit a detailed report on what circumstances did the scam happened.

  • Thursday, 21 July 2022
Odisha Assembly
Mid-day meal scam heat in Odisha Assembly after OTV brings irregularities to the fore

It is worthwhile to mention here that OTV has aired a detailed report on how hundreds of kilos of rice worth lakhs of rupees were found to be embezzled at various schools under Jeypore block in Koraput district Tuesday.

  • Wednesday, 20 July 2022
Odisha Govt Issues SOP For Restarting MDM At Schools From April
Odisha Govt Issues SOP For Restarting MDM At Schools From April

The Odisha government has released an SOP to be duly followed for restarting the Mid-Day Meal programme at schools in the State from April this year.

  • Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Odisha To Restart MDM In Schools From April After 2 Year Covid Break
Odisha To Restart MDM In Schools From April After 2 Year Covid Break

The Odisha government on Monday announced to restart serving mid-day meals to students at schools in the State from April 2022, after the suspension of the service two years ago in the wake of COVID pandemic.

  • Monday, 21 March 2022
Mid-day meal rice stolen in Cuttack during holidays

Cuttack: Allegations of theft of mid-day meals rice during school holidays have surfaced in Bhatimunda village under Tangi area of Cuttack district. The matter came to light after a video of the rice being stolen went viral on social media. The incident has sparked outrage among the locals in the area. “During government holidays, committee […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Students starve in Bolangir schools sans mid-day meal

Bolangir: Students of several schools in Bolangir were left to starve after mid-day meal was not served today afternoon. Most of the schools which didn’t get the mid-day meal are under Bolangir municipality and Puintala block. Earlier, it was decided that food will be distributed to different schools from Bileisurda central kitchen which was inaugurated […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Bhubaneswar schools to serve eggs in mid-day meals again!

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Saturday decided to reintroduce eggs in mid-day meal in Bhubaneswar schools. Block Education Officer (BEO) Sasmita Mali today informed that the government has decided to serve boiled eggs to students in mid-day meal twice a week- Wednesday and Saturday. “About 50,000 children of 276 schools in Bhubaneswar will be served eggs […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Odisha schools mulling to take eggs off MDM menu?

Bhubaneswar: Rise in egg prices over the past few weeks has stoked fears that the nutritious food might not be served in mid day meals (MDM) at schools in coming days. While an egg now costs Rs 6, the approved budget for MDM per student from Class I to V is Rs 4.58 while for […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha proposes revision of MDM cost, inclusion of private schools

Bhubaneswar: A proposal to revise the cost of Mid Day Meals (MDM) for school students was presented in the inaugural ceremony of a two-day workshop attended by representatives of 18 states including Odisha in Bhubaneswar today. Experts have been demanding a hike in cost of MDM citing that while a cup of tea is available […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Students fall ill after eating mid-day meal in school

Mayurbhanj: As many as 22 students of Brahmanamara Ashram School under Morada block of Mayurbhanj district fell ill allegedly after consuming mid-day meals at the school here on Tuesday. According to sources, the students had Upma in their breakfast; in lunch they were provided rice, dal, mix-vegetable and Soya bean curry and later they had […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Over 150 students fall ill after eating breakfast at school

Malkangiri: Over 150 girl students of Badapada Asharam School near Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district have taken ill after eating flattened rice mixed with phenyl today. According to reports, the students complained of vomiting and nausea after eating flattened rice served in the breakfast. They were admitted to the Janbai medical. Out of the affected 150, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Over 160 children fall sick after eating mid-day meal in Odisha

Kalahandi/Gajapati: More than 160 students of different schools in  Kalahandi and Gajapati districts fell ill after eating mid-day meal (MDM) served to them on Thursday. In Kalahandi, over 80 students of schools at Bandhapari, Luma and Duri were taken ill after consuming the meal. Students complained of stomach pain, nausea and vomiting and were immediately […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Mid-day meal
All govt schools in Odisha to have pucca kitchens for mid-day meals by Dec

Bhubaneswar: All the government-run schools in Odisha will have pucca (concrete) kitchens by December this year. During a review meeting held in State Secretariat on Wednesday Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi directed the officials to finish construction of kitchens by December 2017. “Out of the 58,000 schools in the State, 42,000 already have concrete kitchens; […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Probe ordered into substandard mid-day meal in Khurda school

Khurda: A day after more than hundred students of Deulatangi Model Primary School were taken ill by consuming mid-day meals, a probe was ordered in connection with the incident today. School and Mass Education Department has directed the Khurda CDMO to conduct an investigation and submit a report at the earliest. According to reports, several […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021