Skip to Content

Supreme Court Order 28 November 2001

Supreme Court Order 28 November 2001

Keywords: School meals, acceptability, India.

In India, children have a clear right to school meals as a result of an explicit Supreme Court order of November 28, 2001. The order specified the entitlements of children to midday meals in detail, including minimum levels of calories and protein.

The acceptability of education should extend to all aspects of the school day, including any food provided.