Following a directive by the Indian government in 2001, all schools in India now provide free lunches to primary school students. However, some have taken this concept further. In the state of Karnataka, for instance, free lunches are offered to all students upto the 10th grade and are also used as an instrument for the cause of social equality. Through collaborations with organizations such as "Hare Krishna", India's mid-day meal scheme has become a model of how technology can be used to solve the nutritional problems faced by poor children.


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  • manoj kanaak

    meal is a social equality tool

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  • Learn more about India's Mid-Day Meal Scheme

  • Watch how difficult it can be for poor people to be able to earn enough to eat.

  • Before your meal, take a moment to empathize with the millions of poor and hungry children in the world.

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