Assam govt to provide mid-day meals to 40 lakh students at home during 21-day nationwide lockdown
GUWAHATI | March 26, 2020:
The Assam government on Wednesday announced that 40 lakh students in Guwahati will be provided mid-day meals at home during the 21-day nationwide lockdown against the novel coronavirus.
Students below 14 years of age will get the benefit of mid-day meals.
Chief Secretary of Assam Kumar Sanjay Krishna said "We have ensured that the students do not go to sleep hungry and for that, the state government has decided that to provide mid-day meals to students at home."