BMC to distribute milk in this academic year

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Mumbai, Feb 1 (UNI) Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Jairaj Phatak today said that the Corporation will start distributing scented milk to BMC school students in this academic year.

Speaking to reporters in his weekly press briefing, Mr Phatak said that the Corporation is expecting the test reports of the milk by February 15 and the distribution will start soon after.

It may be noted that the Corporation had started giving scented milk to 4.5 lakh odd students from September last year and the same was stopped after students from municipal run schools took ill after consuming the milk in three separate incidents. The issue was widely reported after which the distribution was stopped.

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