- Professors Rajshri Jayaraman from ESMT Berlin in Germany and Tanika Chakraborty from the Indian Institute of Technology in India studied the effects of India’s midday meal scheme – the world’s largest free school lunch programme – feeding over 120 million children every day.
- Children showed an improvement of nine per cent for maths test scores.
- The study showed that children with up to five years of midday meals had reading test scores that are 18 per cent higher than those of students with less than a year of school lunches.
- In 2017, World Food Programme implemented or supported school feeding programmes for 18.3 million children in 71 countries.(IANS)
Founded in 2014, Swiggy claims to have 50,000 restaurant partners
Swiggy, domestic online food ordering and delivery app, on Tuesday launched Stores – a platform where one can order groceries, health supplements, meat and other daily amenities to be delivered at users’ doorsteps.
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