Government to launch mid-day-meal at primary schools


MNA Education Desk: The present government has taken a decision of launching mid-day-meal programme at all primary schools for making schooling attractive to students, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam said on Saturday.

The state minister said this while launching the mid-day-meal programme at Sardaha Government Primary School under Charghat upazila as chief guest.

He listed the government’s manifold development activities including nationalization of huge non-government primary schools, development of school infrastructure, ensuring supply of safe drinking water, introduction of uniform education and stipends for disadvantaged children.

Distribution of textbooks to primary school students on the first day of the year and introduction of e-book were among the development activities.