Capital schools may serve lunch to students

ISLAMABAD, Jul 23 (APP):The government is planning to launch a food programme to provide lunch for children studying at the schools run by the Federal Directorate of Education.

The announcement was made by Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood while inaugurating the β€˜Star School Centre’ here on Tuesday. The centre has been set up to enroll the capital’s out-of-school children.

He said the prime objective of school feeding programme was to provide optimum care to the students and protect their health, besides fulfilling their educational needs.