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Shri Naveen Patnaik, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha dedicated 100 Aahaar centers to the poor and needy people of the State on 14th April 2016.
BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched 38 new ‘Aahar’ centres, extending the much-popular affordable meal canteen scheme to all the urban areas of the State. With the addition of new canteens, the total number of Aahar centres in the State has gone up to 157. All the 114 urban pockets of Odisha are now covered under the scheme. The Aahar initiative launched on April 1, 2015, is currently serving one lakh meals to the people every day. Lunch comprising ‘Dalma’ and rice, is offered at `5 a plate.
The cheap meals are mainly meant for the urban poor and people visiting cities and towns from villages. “Aahar is a popular scheme and it is very pleasing that the total number of centres operating under it has gone up to 157 in the State today. Now, all urban areas in the state have been covered under the scheme with 56 hospital campuses getting the facility,” the Chief Minister said.
Aahar centres set up on 56 hospital campuses provide meals for lunch and dinner while the rest at other places serve food only during lunch. The Aahar scheme is a subsidised food programme of the Government. The actual cost of the Dalma-rice meal is around `20 while people pay only `5 for it.
CM launches 38 new Aahar centres
The State Government extends `15 as a subsidy per plate. The centres provide food at the designated places from 11 am to 3 pm every day. The night meals are served from 7 pm to 9 pm in all the centres located on hospital campuses. Official sources said so far 7.2 crore meals have been provided to people through these centres. About 2,000 people are employed in these centres while 65 vehicles are being used for transportation of food materials.
The Chief Minister also launched the web portal of Aahar Odisha, www. urban Odisha. gov.in/Mahar today. Those willing to donate funds for the scheme can do so through the website. Besides, people can also sponsor meals at any Aahar centre on occasions like birthdays and marriage anniversaries through the website.
The Aahar Yojana in Odisha provides Bhata (boiled rice) and Dalma at designated places every day from 11 am to 3 pm. The total cost of the food served (rice and Dalma) is around Rs.20, but the state government provides it at a subsidized rate of Rs.15. The poor people of urban areas will get it at Rs.5
Aahar Yojana in Odisha Provides food daily to urban areas and poor people at subsidized rates of Rs 5 only. This Aahar Yojana food subsidization program is regulating by the Government of Odisha from the month of April 2015. Under this Scheme, the Government serves Bhata (boiled rice) and Dalma at designated places from 11 am to 3 pm every day. The total cost of the served meal (Rice & Dalma) is approx Rs 20 but the State Government is providing it a Rs 15 subsidy rate.
About Odisha Aahar Yojana
- Aahar scheme in Odisha provides food to the poor people of urban areas at subsidized rates of only Rs.5 per day.
- This Aahar yojana food subsidy program is being regulated by the Odisha government from the month of April 2015.
- Under this scheme, the government serves Bhata (boiled rice) and Dalma at designated places every day from 11 am to 3 pm.
- The total cost of the food (rice and Dalma) served is around Rs 20, but the state government is providing it at a subsidy rate of Rs 15.
About Odisha Aahar Yojana
- Aahar Yojana in Odisha Provides food daily to urban areas and poor people at subsidized rates of Rs 5 only.
- This Aahar Yojana food subsidization program is regulating by the Government of Odisha from the month of April 2015.
- Under this Scheme, the Government serves Bhata (boiled rice) and Dalma at designated places from 11 am to 3 pm every day.
- The total cost of the served meal (Rice & Dalma) is approx Rs 20 but the State Government is providing it a Rs 15 subsidy rate.
New Update of Aahar Yojana
- Recently in the Month of February 2019 Chief Minister of Odisha launched 38 New Aahar centers in the State.
- Now after this announcement there are 157 Ahar centers covering all districts of Odisha.
- The Poor People and laborers who come to urban areas for searching work will mainly get the benefits of Aahar Yojana.
- Under the Odisha, Aahar Scheme State Government is covering 56 hospital campuses.
- Among these hospitals listed, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) near Sijua is one of them.
The Government wants to provide good hygiene food to the poor people of the state's urban areas so that they can be protected from malnutrition. In order to fulfill the motive State Government has opened new 38 Aahar centers under the food subsidization program in many districts of the state. Around 67,000 needy poor people are getting the benefits daily in the state.
Now according to the new update, any person in the state may sponsor Aahar meals as per their Choice. Any person who wants to feed the poor people on special days like birthdays, weddings or deaths, or in the memory of loved ones can sponsorAahar Food Scheme. People can donate money under the scheme and the Donation will be received online at the. The Given Donation under the Scheme will be fully Tax-Free.
Aahar Yojana is a very impressive scheme of the state govt. of Odisha. This scheme was started by the chief minister Navin Patnaik on 1st April 2015. in this scheme, the Odisha govt. has a mission to provide lunch to the poor at cheap prices. It is also known as a food subsidization program operated by the Ministry of Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare, Odisha.
In February 2019 there were 30 New Aahar centers was launched by C.M. of Odisha. after this announcement 158 Aahar centers covered all urban and rural areas of Odisha. Under this Scheme state govt. are covering 56 hospital campuses including the All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS).
According to this revised scheme any person in the state will sponsor meals of their choice. People can donate money under the program and donations will be accepted online on the official website. The donation made under the program is completely tax-free.
The poor and laborers who come to the city to find work will mainly benefit from Aahar Yojana. The total cost of the meals provided (rice and Dharma) is about 20 rupees, but the state government provides a subsidy of 15 rupees. The cost of the rest of the meal, i.e. rupees. 15 / -Supported by CSR, local donations, charities, CMRF, and more. About 67,000 poor people benefit from the state every day.
The scheme is supported by 14 implementing partners: Touchstone Foundation (a sister organization of The Akshaya Patra Foundation), Manna Trust (a sister organization of the Naandi Foundation), and Jana Kalyana Parisad Balasore, Neighbor Bhadrak, Gram Uthan Kendrapada, and Abhijit Sahayog Samiti Trust. It is carried out. Rotary Club Nayagarh, Maa Baisnabi SHG Titlagarh, Maa Mangala SHG Phulbani, Arati SHG Malkangir, Nari Jagruti SHG Balimela, Sonepur District Rice Miller Association, Pragati SHG Bolangir, National Institute of Professional Studies Anandpur, Paradeep.
Atal Aahar Yojana’, an initiative of the Labour Department and Maharashtra Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (BOCW), was launched in Pune with the help of The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI) and Pune Metro.
The scheme was formally launched in the city recently at the Kalpataru Jade site in Baner by providing mid-day meals to 400 plus labourers at the site.
MA Mujawar, Government Labour Officer said, “Any labourer who owns a plot of 500 sq ft in his village or a kaccha house and wishes to build a pucca house on it, will be given Rs 1.5 lakh aid by the government provided that he has been registered with BOCW before May 31, 2019. The labourer will have to submit his registration receipts, 7/12 extract and an authorised letter stating the need for a house. The government, after verifying it, will offer aid and after completion of the house will offer an additional Rs 50,000 to the labourer.”
Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar, April 1: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched the populist scheme ‘Aahar’ under which the State Government aims to provide rice and Dalma during lunchtime to the poor at Rs.5 in five urban centres. Patnaik launched the scheme at an outlet opened at the Capital Hospital in the Capital city. He will also formally launch the scheme at the Government Hospital in Rourkela later in the day. Apart from Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, the scheme is also being launched simultaneously in Cuttack, Berhampur and Sambalpur on the occasion of Utkala Dibasa, the foundation day of the State. The cheap meals for the people visiting the cities for their work will be provided at four crowded places each in five cities of the State between 11 am and 3 pm every day.
The Aahar scheme aims to provide cheap meals to a total of 25,000 people per day. In the first phase, the State Government will run the scheme in the first cities and the same will be started in other urban areas in future. After the Central Government enterprises such as MCL, SAIL and NALCO backed out, the scheme is being financially supported by Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) in Sambalpur, and Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) in Rourkela. Tata Steel is supporting the scheme in Berhampur.
|Scheme Name||Aahar Yojana|
|Launched By||CM Naveen Patnaik|
|Start date of Scheme||April 2015|
|The revised date of the Scheme||February 2019|
|Beneficiary||All Poor peoples|
|Type of Scheme||State Govt. Scheme|
|Cost of Meal||Rs 5 Only|
|Department||Corporate Social Responsibility|
|Category||State Govt Schemes|