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1 litre milk mixed with water served to 81 students in UP school under midday meal scheme

Officials took cognisance of the matter after a video showing milk being adulterated by Salai Banwa primary school's cook went viral.

November 29, 2019 / 12:42 PM IST

A government school in Uttar Pradesh's Chopan block has been accused of mixing one litre of milk in a bucket of water and serving it to 81 children as part of their midday meal.

Officials took cognisance of the matter after a video showing milk being adulterated by Salai Banwa primary school's cook went viral.

The government's Mid-Day Meal Scheme aims to better the nutritional standing of school-age children in the country.

The cook is seen mixing a litre of milk in a bucket full of water in the video clip.

Basic Siksha Adhikari Gorakhnath Patel said that an inquiry has been ordered and stern action will be taken against those found responsible.

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In August, a video showing a woman distributing rotis and another woman giving salt to children as midday meal in Siyur primary school in Jamalpur block had surfaced.
PTI
first published: Nov 29, 2019 12:36 pm

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