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Rajasthan launches ‘Annapurna Rasoi’ meal scheme

Rajasthan Government has launched a new subsidised meal scheme called ‘Annapurna Rasoi’ on the lines of Amma canteens of Tamil Nadu. The scheme was launched by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at the Jaipur Municipal Corporation campus. The scheme will offer breakfast at Rs 5 and lunch or dinner at Rs 8. The scheme has been initially launched in 12 cities Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Bikaner, Udaipur, Bharatpur, Baran, Banswara, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh and Jhalawar. Later, the scheme will be introduced across the state. Under this scheme, quality and nutritious food will be provided through special vans to the needy people. For this purpose, the state government has trained staffs to serve in 80 vans. Under the Amma canteens (Amma Unavagam) scheme, municipal corporations of the

Under the Amma canteens (Amma Unavagam) scheme, state-run canteens offer breakfast, lunch and dinner at highly subsidised rates in the state of Tamil Nadu.

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