Free food is good - Mid day meal scheme

Published on 07 May 2009

The mid-day meal scheme has helped ward off hunger and keep children in school. But as rising malnourishment shows, a lot more needs to be done (...). According to a report, State of Food Insecurity in Rural India, jointly released by MS Swaminathan Foundation and the UN World Food Programme, India, one of the largest exporters of wheat, hosts 57 million — or more than a third of the world’s 146 million undernourished children.

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