Mid-day meal plan struggles to feed India’s hungry students

Mid-day meal plan struggles to feed India’s hungry students

Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, India’s mid-day meal scheme is governed by the Food Security ActIndia’s mid-day meal scheme, the world’s most ambitious free school feeding programme, resumed in April after a two-year hiatus during the pandemic. But re-starting the scheme is proving to be a challenge for many schools, reports Astha Rajvanshi.With the closure of schools, millions of children who relied on free meals went hungry during the pandemic.In January, Alfisha returned to Shankarwadi Mumbai Public School two years after the Covid pandemic forced schools across India to shut down.