The Tamil Nadu government’s launch of the free breakfast scheme for schoolchildren is an instance of a policy initiative with far-reaching consequences for school education and public health.
Why is it significant?
Objective of right nutrition –
Way forward –
Other State governments would also do well to be inspired by Tamil Nadu, which has allowed its intent to triumph over the state of its finances, finding money to fund this very crucial aspect of nation building — ensuring the growth and development of children.
Source – The Hindu
QUESTION – Discuss the ‘Breakfast scheme’ for school students in Tamil Nadu. How it can serve as a model scheme for other states to emulate?