Continue with Food Security Allowance in lieu of Mid-Day meal: Govt
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: Government has asked the concerned authorities to continue with the Food Security Allowance comprising food grains, pulses, oil and others to ensure nutrition and health among school-going children even when schools are closed. The allowance will be equivalent to the cooking cost.
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said it will be given to all eligible children in lieu of hot cooked meals under Mid Day Meal Scheme. He said the regular Mid Day Meal will resume when the schools reopen.