Mid-Day Meal Current Affairs, GK & News

‘PM POSHAN’ to be continued in Schools

Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of PM POSHAN scheme in Schools, which is a Centrally Sponsored National Scheme. Key facts PM POSHAN scheme would run for five more years. It will run from 2021-2022 to 2025-26. Scheme has been approved with a financial outlay of 54,062 crore rupees from the Central Government. State Government ..

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DBT approved for Mid-Day-Meal Scheme

Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, has approved proposal to provide monetary assistance through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to students under Mid-Day meal scheme. Who will benefit? Direct benefit Transfer of cooking cost component if Mid-Day-Meal scheme will benefit 11.8 crore eligible students. This will provide a boost to Midday Meal programme. Monetary assistance ..

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Telangana Extends Mid-Day Meal Facility to Junior College and Degree College Students

In order to reduce the drop-out rates in the junior colleges, the Telangana government has announced that the mid-day meal facility will be extended to the students of the government junior colleges and degree colleges across the state. This will provide the opportunity to reduce the rate of drop-out along with providing nutritional support to ..

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Union Government notifies mid-day meal rules under National Food Security Act, 2013

Union Government has notified Mid-Day Meal (MDM) Rules, 2015 under the Food Security Act, 2013. The new rules have been finalised by Union Government after consultation with the States and other related Ministries of Union Government. New Rules are Temporary utilization of other funds available with the school for MDM in case school exhausts funds ..

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