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Students having mid-day meal at a government school in Dehradun.(HT file)

Uttarakhand govt to give food safety allowance to over 6 lakh students not getting mid-day meals amid lockdown

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Supaena Roy
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 05:34 PM IST
Mukul Sati, additional state project director for Samagra Sikhsha Abhiyan in the state said that all schools have been asked to give daily food safety allowance and rice to guardians of students.
(HT file)
(HT file)

Uttarkhand education dept to monitor details of teachers, students to prevent scams

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2019 10:23 AM IST
Senior officials from the department were asked to form committees on both state and district level that will be responsible for uploading the details such as the number of students, conditions of the schools, areas where the schools are located, number of teachers working, number teachers required among others.
Residents of Kohinoor Apartments working at their quarter of an acre organic kitchen garden at Kurla (West) in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Residents of Kohinoor Apartments working at their quarter of an acre organic kitchen garden at Kurla (West) in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)

Kitchen gardens in schools can improve nutritional levels

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2019 10:57 PM IST
A garden can provide a context to students for understanding seasonality and life cycles of food; it can provide an opportunity to work cooperatively on real tasks; students can learn about where food comes from; and they can observe all of the principles of ecology in practice
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HT Image

Midday Meal Scheme: Teachers face problems selling used gunny bags, education dept refuses to budge

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Harmandeep Singh, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2019 10:04 PM IST
The government has fixed prices at 12 for jute gunny bags and 4 for plastic gunny bags but teachers said scrap dealers will not buy the used bags at such high rates
The midday meal scheme was launched in government schools to increase enrolment and retention, among kids from poor families.(HT FILE)
The midday meal scheme was launched in government schools to increase enrolment and retention, among kids from poor families.(HT FILE)

Ludhiana teachers pool money to feed govt school kids under midday meal scheme

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 10:45 PM IST
Ludhiana teachers pool money to feed govt school kids
Adding milk and eggs to the meal would help aid child nutrition and prevent stunting(Parwaz Khan/Hindustan Times)
Adding milk and eggs to the meal would help aid child nutrition and prevent stunting(Parwaz Khan/Hindustan Times)

Midday meal scheme has worked: Keep politics out

Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2019 07:02 PM IST
The State must make the scheme even more attractive by incorporating food that is to children’s taste
The incident took place at government primary school, Shiur in Mirzapur.
The incident took place at government primary school, Shiur in Mirzapur.

UP books reporter after video on school serving salt, roti in mid-day meal

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By Sudhir Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 03:51 PM IST
A video showing the children being served only rotis in the school in Shiur, Mirzapur, went viral and it was also sent to the district magistrate who ordered a probe.
The matter came to light when a video showing children being served only ‘chappatis’ went viral on social media and someone sent the video to the district magistrate.(Twitter / ANI)
The matter came to light when a video showing children being served only ‘chappatis’ went viral on social media and someone sent the video to the district magistrate.(Twitter / ANI)

UP school children get salt, roti under scheme meant to up nutrition intake

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent, Varanasi
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 09:31 AM IST
The incident took place at government primary school, Shiur in Mirzapur. The district magistrate immediately instructed basic shiksha adhikari to carry out a probe into the matter.
Some schools in the state already have their kitchen garden raised by teachers and students much before these instructions came.(Sunil Saxena /HT PHOTO)
Some schools in the state already have their kitchen garden raised by teachers and students much before these instructions came.(Sunil Saxena /HT PHOTO)

Kids to grow vegetables, fruits for midday meal scheme in UP

Lucknow | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 04:50 PM IST
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has issued instructions to all the government schools, up to Class 8, to include the produce from the kitchen gardens in the midday meal.
School kids eating chapati and daal with salt which were served to them during interval as mid-day meal(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
School kids eating chapati and daal with salt which were served to them during interval as mid-day meal(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Students to grow vegetables, fruits for midday meal scheme in UP

Lucknow | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 10:45 AM IST
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has issued instructions to all the government schools, up to Class 8, to include the produce from the kitchen gardens in the midday meal.
After the scam came to light in April, state education department had ordered a preliminary probe to ascertain irregularities in supply of rice for schools.(HT File)
After the scam came to light in April, state education department had ordered a preliminary probe to ascertain irregularities in supply of rice for schools.(HT File)

Lahaul & Spiti ‘midday meal scam’: HP agriculture minister demands vigilance probe

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 01:32 PM IST
Even though education department has sought details from its office in Keylong about the scam, government is likely to order a vigilance inquiry to ascertain veracity of allegations.
In so far as school admissions of children are concerned, requirement of Aadhaar would not be compulsory as it is neither a service nor subsidy, the Supreme Court said.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
In so far as school admissions of children are concerned, requirement of Aadhaar would not be compulsory as it is neither a service nor subsidy, the Supreme Court said.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Aadhaar not needed for Neet, UGC, CBSE and school admissions

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2018 10:16 PM IST
For welfare schemes covered by Section 7 of the Aadhaar Act, giving Aadhaar number would be “subject to the consent of parents”. Officials said the midday meal scheme is likely to be covered under the clause but meals cannot be denied if children are unable to furnish Aadhaar number.
The move would directly benefit the farmers as they would get adequate price for their farm produce.(HT File)
The move would directly benefit the farmers as they would get adequate price for their farm produce.(HT File)

U’khand govt to purchase millets, food grains directly from farmers

Hindustan Times | By Deep Joshi
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2018 09:51 PM IST
In a “maiden initiative” by the Uttarakhand government aimed to enhance farmers’ income, the state-owned Mandi Parishad (whole sale market) will directly buy farm produce like millets and food grains from them
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