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Puducherry govt signs pact for mid-day meals

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

government today signed an MoU with Bengaluru-based Foundation to provide 'nutritious and hygienic' under the mid-day meal scheme in the Union Territory.

to A Anbarasu and the of the foundation signed the Memorandum of Understanding here in the presence of V Narayanasamy and R Kamalakannan, a release said.

The foundation, involved in preparation and supply of mid-day meal for students in different parts of the country for the past 17 years, would operate the scheme in from June next year and cover 50,000 students of 300 schools.

It would modernise the central kitchen of the Department of here at a cost of Rs 13 crore, the release said.

R told reporters that the territorial government had been implementing the mid-day meal scheme for years, covering students from pre-primary level to Class XII.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 18:10 IST