Healthy Meals at just Rs.5 only! Special canteen for labours in Chattisgrah
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 18-Sep-2017

Raipur, September 18: In a bid to provide healthy food at the cheap rates, Chhattisgarh government has launched the 'Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shram Anna Sahayata Yojna' that will provide labourers meals for just rupees five.

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said "As many as 60 such food centers will be set up in 27 districts of the states which will provide food to nearly 60,000 labourers on a daily basis. The labourers can either have meal at the facility or get it packed in their tiffins."

 

He further said “first Shram Anna Sahayata centre was launched in Chhattisgarh’s Telibandha area where nearly 1,000 labourers will be served meal daily between 8 am to 10 am”. Singh noted that the programme aims to reach 7000 labourers across 27 districts in Chhattisgarh.

The government has also registered 21 lakh workers from the organized and the unorganized sectors.

Moreover, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani dedicated, performed 'bhoomipoojan' of 28 developmental works worth Rs 146 crore at village Mandir Hasod (development block -Aarang) district Raipur.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh presided over the function. Fifteen development works worth Rs 44 crore were dedicated and 'bhoomipoojan' of 13 works worth Rs 102 crore were performed. Also, Foundation stone was laid for lining the main canal structure construction of the Mahanadi Irrigation Project worth Rs 78 crore.