Govt makes Aadhaar a must for mid-day meal at schools
Mar 04 2017|Live Mint|Full Article
More than a 100 million school children will compulsorily need Aadhaar, the 12-digit unique identification number of India, to avail their mid-day meal from 1 July.
The mid-day meal programme has been allocated Rs10,000 crore in the 2017-18 Union Budget, up by Rs300 crore from the previous budget.
No plan to introduce packaged food in mid-day meals: Government
Aug 10, 2017|Economic Times|Full Article
The government is not planning to replace the present freshly cooked food with packed food for students under the Mid-Day Meal Scheme
Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar had announced in May that the government would organise two-day training camps for cooks engaged in providing mid-day meals.