Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje Annapurna Rasoi Yojana (ARY)
The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje has taken a very important decision which is going to change the face of per party forever. She is going to introduce affordable canteens throughout the state, which will be known as Annapurna Rasoi. These canteens will be hygienic and will offer food at minimal and subsidized rates to the needy people of the state. Raje is walking on the same path that Late Jayalalitha following to win the hearts of millions of Tamil Nadu people. Jayalalitha, also known as Amma was a Godly figure for many Tamils due to her several pro-poor schemes, including Amma canteens which offer very hygienic and affordable food to poor and needy.
Affordable food under the Annapurna Rasoi Yojana
Under the new scheme food will be available for the needy beneficiaries across the state of Rajasthan at very affordable rates. The Annapurna Rasoi canteens will provide breakfasts, lunch and dinners under this social scheme to the needy people. Not only that, proper hygiene and nutrition will be maintained in these canteens so that there will no compromise in health of those eating. As per the announcement made by CM, the breakfast will be available at the rate of Rs. 5. The rate of lunch as well as dinner is fixed at Rs. 8. Similar rates are there in the Amma canteens available across Tamil Nadu. Food materials will be provided to these canteens for every meal through corporation vans.
|Sl. No.||Attributes||Related data|
|1.||Name of scheme||Annapurna Rasoi Yojana|
|2||Launched by||Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje|
|3||Date of launch||15-Dec-2016|
|3||Place of launch||Municipal Corporation Headquarter, Lal Kothi|
|4||Number of districts choosen for 1st phase||12|
|5||Food rates||Breakfast- Rs. 5.
Lunch/Dinner- Rs. 8.
The CM has clearly mentioned that the needy and poor people will get very affordable and highly nutritious food from these new canteens which will be rolled out across the state very soon. As per the announcement, all those people who belong to weaker sections, below poverty line, daily labourers, factory workers, farmers, rickshawallas, auto and taxi drivers, students, women, senior citizens, disabled people, etc. will get hygienic ads well as nutritious food from these canteens under the ARY scheme by the government.
As per the state government, the ARY scheme will be implemented in several phases, throughout the state. At first work will initiate with its initial phase. In this first phase, the government will set up Annapurna canteens in 12 districts of Rajasthan. Very soon, all remaining districts will be covered under this social scheme, in simultaneous phases. Places where the ARY scheme will be implemented at first phase are:
- Jhawlawar – Jhalarapatan (Constituency of CM Raje)
The Rajasthan govt. has also selected the spots of opening these canteens in these places. There will be dress code for the workers and cooks of the Annapurna canteens. As the Raje Govt. is gearing up for the assembly elections to be held in 2018 in the state, this scheme of opening affordable canteens for poor is considered as a great step for winning more votes.