The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the launching of a new meal scheme -- 'Pradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman' scheme -- for government and government-aided schools for the next five years.
Lucknow: The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has sent letters accompanied by informative brochures detailing the health dangers of meat, egg, and dairy consumption to all state and union territory education ministries across the nation. PETA, on behalf of a consortium of 15 doctors and nutritionists, has urged that midday meal […]
Sonbhadra: In a government school in Uttar Pradesh’s Chopan block one litre of milk was allegedly mixed in a bucket of water and served to 81 children as part of their midday meal, following which a teacher was suspended on Friday. The incident reportedly took place on Wednesday and it came to light after a […]
Nayagarh: In what could baffle most parents of children studying in government schools across the state, allegations of adulterated paneer being served in mid day meals have cropped up from different schools in Khandapada area of Nayagarh district. Many parents have alleged that the paneer served to children in the MDM every Saturday is prepared in the school […]
Balasore: The headmistress of a government-run school in Balasore district was allegedly manhandled by members of a women’s self help group inside the campus following which two persons were arrested, the police said. A search was also on for 13 others who were allegedly involved in the incident that took place at Banaparia village yesterday, […]
Kendrapara: As many as 34 students of a government-run upper primary school in Odisha’s Kendrapara district were hospitalised today after consuming curry containing dead caterpillars during their midday meal. The incident took place at Arteswar upper primary school in Jagannathpur village and the food was thrown away after one of the students found the dead […]