Annapurna Akshayapatra Yojana Chandigarh is launched by UT administrator VP Singh Badnore to provide food for poor people at less price. The government will provide 6 chapatis and vegetable at Rs. 10 only to poor peoples of Chandigarh. The government will distribute the food packets at five locations in the city.
The food packets will be available from 6pm to 9pm at 5 selected locations in the city. The food packet contain chapatis, vegetable and pickle. The poor people will get the food packet for only Rs. 10 under Annapurna Akshayapatra Yojana Chandigarh.
Location Where Vans Distribute Food Packets
- Sabzi Mandi, Sector 26
- Labour Chowk, Manimajra
- Labour Chowk (Near EWS Colony) Dhanas
- Labour Chowk, Ram Darbar
- Labour Colony Number 4, Industrial Area, Phase 1
The government has targeted the labour class to provide benefits of this scheme. The government has decided to spend Rs. 3 lac per month for 30,000 packets. The government will now distribute 1,000 packets per day and the aim is to distribute 10,000 packets a day in future. The project is in the process for 3 months. The estimated cost is Rs. 70 lac for installation of machines for cooking the food. The kitchen was set up at Karuna Sadan building in sector 11-8.
The government will distribute the food through the vans at the selected locations. The government has also distributed the food to poor people on Monday, a large number of poor people has avail the food. Annapurna Akshayapatra Yojana Chandigarh will be benefited the poor people. The poor people of the district who don’t have enough money to buy food for their families, now they buy food packet only Rs. 10 under the scheme.
The government will provide a good quality food to poor people under Annapurna Akhayapatra Yojana Chandigarh. The poor people of Chandigarh city will get quality food. The government will provide healthy food to poor under the scheme.