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Continue with Food Security Allowance in lieu of Mid-Day meal: Govt


  • Govt has asked the concerned authorities to continue with the Food Security Allowance comprising food grains, pulses, oil and others to ensure nutrition and health among school-going children even when schools are closed. 
  • The allowance will be equivalent to the cooking cost.
  • Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said it will be given to all eligible children in lieu of hot cooked meals under Mid Day Meal Scheme.