Borrowing idea from late Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa, Rajasthan government had launched ‘Annapurna Rasoi’ in Jaipur, on the lines of Amma Canteen. CM Raje’s Annapurna Rasois aimed at providing subsidized meals to natives, at the rate of Rs 5/plate (breakfast) and Rs 8/plate (lunch or dinner).
Under Annapurna Rasoi Yojana, mobile vans serve fresh, homemade foods to customers at different locations in the city. These mobile vans covered important areas, such as schools and hospitals. In just a couple of months, the scheme received an overwhelming response by commoners, especially students and labors. Motivated by the results, the government launched it in remaining districts of Rajasthan.
Having received a positive feedback from the common masses, the government has decided to expand this initiative to more areas. Recently, CM Vasundhara Raje had asked the authorities to provide food to the relatives of patients admitted in the government hospitals. In the near future, we can see Annapurnas serving savory food outside government hospitals.
Check out this video to know CM Raje’s take on Annapurna Rasoi.
Credits: ANI News