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Delhi: Mid-day meal NGO fined Rs. 54,879 for violating health-norms

05 Aug 2018 | By Anjana Raghav
Mid-day meal NGO fined for violating health-norms: SDMC

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.

The SDMC's education department has been inspecting kitchens of various NGOs engaged for cooking mid-day meals meant for its school students.

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05 Aug 2018Delhi: Mid-day meal NGO fined Rs. 54,879 for violating health-norms

Unhygienic conditionsStaff members didn't wear aprons, flies were found: SDMC

"During a visit of the kitchen of Stri Shakti Foundation, a number of gross irregularities were found. No staff members were wearing aprons, flies were found in the kitchen area and a few workers were using dirty slippers," the SDMC said.

"A show cause notice was issued to this NGO," it added.

The SDMC said the reply sent by the NGO was "unsatisfactory".