Karnataka Launches mid-day Meals Scheme for Pregnant Women

The Karnataka government launched the Rs. 302-crore Mathru Poorna scheme, aimed at providing free mid-day meals to pregnant and lactating women in rural areas.

The meals, which will be provided in Anganwadi centres, will include an egg, rice, pulses, vegetables, and milk. This is aimed at reducing child malnutrition and in turn curb infant mortality. 
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The Governor of Karnataka is Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala.
  • The Chief Minister of Karnataka is Siddaramaiah.
Source- The Hindu

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