Deendayal Antyodaya Rasoi Yojana in Madhya Pradesh
To join the campaign of providing food to poor people, Madhya Pradesh government has launched Deendayal Antyodaya Rasoi Yojana in 49 districts under which food at subsidized rates would be made available for poor.
Many state governments has launched subsidized food scheme across their states under which quality food is being provided to poor people and labourers at heavily subsidized rates.
Under the Deendayal Antyodaya Rasoi Yojana, wholesome meal will be provided at Rs. 5 and will be distributed through Deendayal canteens.
The affordable meal scheme or Deendayal Antyodaya Rasoi Yojana will cover all 51 districts of the state.
The scheme would be implemented in at least one place in each district and more than one center will be opened in the big cities depending upon the needs. These centers would distribute good quality, nutritious and delicious food at cheap prices.
At a cost of just 5 rupees, four chapatis, one vegetable curry and Dal will be provided every day to poor people. The timing for distribution will be 11 AM to 3 PM. The arrangements would cater to at least 2000 persons every day.
Besides implementing the scheme, the government will also make the arrangement to monitor the scheme by forming the district Level Coordination and Monitoring Committee.
Apart from providing wholesome food, the wheat and rice would also be made available at these canteens through fair price shops at the price of just 1 rupees. The facility of water and electricity will be arranged by Local municipal bodies free-of-cost.
All the funds to make the scheme successful will be sanctioned under Chief Minister’s Urban Infrastructure Scheme.