Attendance in primary schools in Badarwas block of district Shivpuri is being over reported as per media reports. The reports allege corruption within the system and to get that extra buck over reporting is shown in schools for mid day meal scheme.
Additional benefit is that it helps to keeps the figures look good for reporting to state's mission. Classes which are actually reporting student attendance of 30 – 40 students, on paper (officail reords) are showing an attendace of 70 - 80 students.
In another incident in the district in Pichore block of the district during a checking at PDS shop. Records of PDS shop say that food material was supplied to school for mid day meal while the school never received the same.
Where did it go - a matter is under investigation but fact is that children for whom the food was meant have been deprived of their right….