Annapurana Yojana – Meal Programme for Poor in Madhya Pradesh

Dated: September 13, 2016 | Updated On: September 13, 2016 | Category: Madhya Pradesh

Annapurna Yojana, a new scheme to provide healthy food to poor is all set to be launched by the state government of Madhya Pradesh. Inspired from the Tamilnadu’s Amma Canteen scheme, the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan will made a formal announcement of the scheme on 25th September.

Annapurna Yojana, the subsidized meal programme will provide a healthy and filling “Thali” to for just Rs. 10 to the poor living in the state. The scheme will be announced in Bhopal on the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay.

The Rs. 10 Thali whoich would be provided under the Annapurna Yojana would comprise of Roti, Dal, Sabji, Rice and Pickle.

Initially, the subsidized meal scheme would be launched in four cities including Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior and Jabalpur. The responsibility of providing the food through various outlets would be given to the local municipal corporation.

The scheme is aimed at feeding the poor and is under consideration as per the TOI report. The official announcement is yet to be made regarding the scheme.

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