Midday meal in Uttar Pradesh: 1 litre milk diluted in 1 bucket water for children
29, Nov 2019, 11:43 AM
Sonbhadra: As part of midday meal, children were served milk that was diluted with with one bucket of water in Sonbhadra village in Uttar Pradesh.
Authorities at the government primary school, Salai Banwa in Chopan of the tribal Sonbhadra district here on Wednesday allegedly added one litre of milk to a bucket full of water and served it to as many as 85 children.
The children at the primary school are given a glass full of milk in their mid-day meal to make their diet wholesome.
However, the employees said there was unavailability of adequate quantity of milk so they resorted to diluting it with water to cater to the requirement.
The matter came to the notice of district officials who made a visit to enquire about the incident and check the quality of mid-day meal.