Study Reveals Midday Meals in School Improves Child’s Scores and Skills | NewsGram

  • 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)
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