Aadhaar must for schools students to avail midday meal in UP from June 30india Updated: Jun 07, 2017 00:33 IST
The union government had earlier this year made Aadhaar cards mandatory for midday meals. (HT File Photo)
Students of government and government-aided schools in Uttar Pradesh will need their Aadhaar card for availing midday meals from June 30, authorities said on Friday.
Meerut district basic education officer Iqbal Singh said the state government had asked all district authorities to implement the decision.
He said the school authorities were making efforts to get all students enrolled for Aadhaar card.
Earlier this year, the Union human resource development ministry had made unique identification number mandatory for midday meals in schools.