Midday Meal Scheme
07 Sep 2019
Soon, UP schools to grow greens for mid-day meals
Government schools in Uttar Pradesh have been directed to grow green vegetables in their kitchen gardens and use them for mid-day meals.
31 Aug 2018
Jharkhand: 1 student dead, 100 hospitalized after eating mid-day meal
One student died and around a hundred students fell ill allegedly after consuming mid-day meal at a school in Koderma district of Jharkhand.
19 Aug 2018
UP: 1 student dies of food poisoning, 12 hospitalized
A student of Kasturba Gandhi Awasiye Balika Vidyalaya in Bahuar village in UP's Mirzapur district died of food poisoning, while 12 other girls, who were taken ill, had to be hospitalized.
05 Aug 2018
Delhi: Mid-day meal NGO fined Rs. 54,879 for violating health-norms
An NGO, Stri Shakti Foundation, engaged by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation for the mid-day meal scheme has been slapped with a fine of Rs. 54,879 for allegedly violating health and sanitation norms, the civic body yesterday said.
26 Jul 2018
887 students fell ill consuming mid-day meals in last 3yrs
The HRD Ministry had received 30 complaints from across the country regarding the poor quality of mid-day meals during past three years and 887 students were reported ill after having those meals during the period, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.
26 Jul 2018
Delhi: Alarming rise in lizards in mid-day meals during monsoons
A standing committee meeting of North Municipal Corporation of Delhi (NMCD) on Wednesday expressed concern over alarming rise in the number of lizards in mid-day meals served in government schools of Delhi.
24 Jul 2018
Delhi: 9 hospitalized after consuming mid-day meal at Anganwadi center
At least eight children and a staffer of an Anganwadi center in Delhi's Uttam Nagar area were hospitalized in Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital when they complained of vomiting and lost consciousness after consuming mid-day meal today, the police said.
11 Jul 2018
Delhi: Over 25 students fall ill after consuming mid-day meal
Over 25 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government school in Delhi's Narela area and were rushed to a hospital, the police said.
08 Jul 2018
Delhi: Dead lizard in mid-day meal makes two girls ill
The alleged presence of a dead lizard in mid-day meals served to students of Kalyanpuri's Rajkiya Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in East Delhi made two girls sick on Saturday.
19 Sep 2017
Patanjali eyes Rs. 700cr deal: Second win in two months
According to reports, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali is set to bag a Rs. 700cr contract for mid-day meals in UP schools.
04 Aug 2017
Aadhaar will now be mandatory to register deaths
Expanding the scope of Aadhaar even more, the government has now made Aadhaar mandatory for registration of deaths starting October 1, 2017.
12 May 2017
Snake found in Faridabad school's mid-day meal
On Thursday, a 'snake' was discovered in the mid-day meal served to students at a Government Girls' Senior Secondary School in NIT-2 in Faridabad.
07 May 2017
Has Aadhaar linkage improved mid-day meals?
The government is set to assess the efficacy of linking Aadhaar to the mid-day meal scheme. If found effective it will continue as is, but if there is space for improvement the government will introduce changes.
28 Mar 2017
Aadhaar-linked Mid-day Meal Scheme: 4.4 lakh ghost students eliminated
Linking up Aadhaar numbers to the Centre's Midday Meal Scheme has reportedly removed 4.4 lakh ghost students from schools across Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, and Manipur.
26 Mar 2017
Aadhaar to be linked to mobile numbers, Driving licenses
In an attempt to implement a fool-proof identity verification system, telcos have been asked to link mobile numbers to their owners' Aadhaar numbers.
22 Mar 2017
Aadhaar mandated to apply for PAN card, filing I-T returns
The government has made it mandatory to have an Aadhaar number for individuals applying for PAN Cards or filing I-T returns.
08 Mar 2017
No Aadhaar, no gas for BPL households
The government has made it mandatory for below-poverty-line (BPL) households to produce an Aadhaar card to avail of free cooking gas under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.
08 Mar 2017
Centre: Aadhaar card not mandatory for Mid Day Meal
The Centre clarified that no person will be deprived of benefits and subsidy schemes due to the lack of an Aadhaar card.
18 Feb 2017
Students now have to furnish Aadhaar details for govt scholarships
Students outside of J&K wishing to apply for the Central Sector Scholarship Scheme will have to mandatorily provide their Aadhaar details.
07 Jan 2017
Aadhaar mandatory to avail EPFO benefits
Retirement fund body EPFO said in order for the 50 lakh pensioners and around 4 crore subscribers to avail benefits of its social security schemes, providing their Aadhaar card would be mandatory.