Central team visits schools in Bengal

Wednesday 01st February 2023 06:28 EST

A 13-member central team on Monday started a review of the midday meal scheme in schools in West Bengal, a senior official said. The joint review mission consisting of Union education ministry officials, one nutritionist, and a representative of Unicef along with the director of PM Poshan Scheme, V Bhaskar, also held a meeting with state education department officials. The officials, who are scheduled to conduct their review till February 6, visited several schools in North and South 24 Parganas districts on Monday. The team, which reached the city on Sunday evening, will check school infrastructure and the quality of food served to school children under the mid-day meal scheme.

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