School feeding finally resumes at homes

Government officials and teachers are distributing fortified biscuits to the houses of over 30 lakh primary school students so that they are not deprived of nutrition while schools are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

“We have started distributing 30 to 50 packets of biscuits at a time for each student at their homes,” School Feeding Programme project director Ruhul Amin Khan said.

He added that field-level government officials, teachers and representatives of NGOs are distributing the biscuits while following health guidelines and maintaining social distance.

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