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No plan to introduce packaged food in mid-day meals: Govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

There is no plan to introduce packaged food in mid-day meals served in schools, the informed the today.

"The is not planning to replace the present freshly cooked food with packed food for students under the Mid-Day Meal Scheme," Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha said in a written response.

The quality of mid-day meals served in schools has been a matter of concern for the

Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar had announced in May that the government would organise two-day training camps for cooks engaged in providing mid-day meals.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 16:48 IST