Ethics Case Study – Mid Day Meal Scheme


There is a primary school in your jurisdiction and you are the sarpanch of a Panchayat. Recently the government made a directive that aadhar has to be linked with mid day meals scheme. Earlier all children irrespective of whether they have aadhar cards or not used to have lunch at school but with this some of the children got excluded because of which parents stopped sending them to school. This could lead to failure of mid day meal scheme.

I.What are the ethical questions raised because of this directive by the government ?How can you tackle it at Panchayat level.
II.As a public servant what arguements you will put forward to convince the excluded children parents to send them to school.
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