Following the footsteps of Amma or Jayalalitha, Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has launched Annapurna Rasoi Yojna to provide nutritious food to street-dwellers, vendors, rickshaw-pullers and students and working women.
The salient features of the schemes are as follows:Scheme was launched on December 15, 2016
It was launched at Municipal Corporation Office, Jaipur
People will be provided breakfast at Rs. 5.
Nutritious will be provided at Rs. 8.
Subsidised food will be offered to people belonging to different sections of society.
The scheme is implemented in 12 districts including Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Bikaner, Udaipur, Bharatpur and many other districts along with Raje’s constituency Jhalawar.
Background of the schemeThe inspiration of Annapurna Scheme is derived from Jayalalithaa’s Amma Unavagam means mother’s kitchen. The scheme was launched in 2013 to introduce a string of restaurants to offer low-cost good food to economically backward sections of society.
Under this scheme various canteen were incorporated in the state to provide people healthy food.
The scheme was a great hit in Tamil Nadu as some of the kitchens are operated with solar energy.
Amma’s canteen offer rice, chapati and sambhar and pongal. The cost varies between Rs. 3 to rs. 5.
In the first stage, 80 vans will be employed to distribute food Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Pratapgarh etc. at the self-governance units.
Notable Things Of Annapurna Scheme
There will be adequate space in these vans to sit and eat.
The skilled staff will be trained to prepare meals with their gloves, head-masks and aprons on.
There will be a menu displayed on the vans prepared keeping in view the nutritional requirements so that the food can be prepared accordingly.
More than 60 vans will be serving under this scheme.
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