Twenty three students of Murgao High School, Sada fell sick on Wednesday after consuming the mid-day meal supplied to the school under the government scheme by Ganesh Self Help Group.
All the students were referred to the Cottage Hospital at Chicalim where 11 were admitted for further treatment.
Immediately on receiving the news, the Education Department sent a team to investigate the matter and the report is awaited. Education Minister Babush Monserrate is reported to have asked the Education Department to conduct an enquiry into the matter.
The children fell sick immediately after they consumed the snack that was served to them during the recess.