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The School Feeding Programme in India

Publisher: M S Swaminathan Research Foundation

Across the world, school feeding programmes (SFP) have been seen both as a social safety net for vulnerable sections of the population and as an educational intervention aimed at ensuring that children go to school and that their learning is improved by elimination of hunger in the class room. In this context, the experience of a large and populous developing country like India with respect to SFPs becomes relevant for other countries seeking to initiate or to strengthen and expand such programmes. This paper provides a descriptive summary of India’s experience with SFPs.

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