Children are the wealth of this nation: Patna HC issues directions to provide mid-day meals, digital lectures to children amid the pandemic

"Our failure or delay in acting on the present situation could lead to incorrigible long-term consequences on the health, development, and general well-being of our children", observed the High Court.
Patna High Court
Patna High Court

The Patna High Court has issued directions to the State to have a workable arrangement to take care of the health, nutritional and educational welfare of children in the State whose activities were affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The directions were issued after the Court took suo motu cognizance of a news item titled, “School shut, no mid-day meal, children in Bihar village back to work selling scrap” published in the Indian Express on July 6.

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