SDMC Atal Jan Aahar Yojana – Today, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has finally launched a new food scheme for the poor named ‘SDMC Atal Jan Aahar Yojana’. Under this scheme, the corporation will provide a meal to the poor for Rs 10. As per the officials, the SDMC has started the SDMC Atal Jan Aahar Yojana in order to make a nutritious full meal accessible to the needy, in a phased manner. The scheme was started at kiosks in five different locations of south Delhi.
SDMC Atal Jan Aahar Yojana
Under the SDMC Atal Jan Ahar Yojana, SDMC offers puri, chapattis, rice, rajma, vegetables, chhole and halwa in menu. As per the SDMC’s official statement, the meal will be available for sale at Rs 10 daily from 11 am to 2 pm under the scheme.
South Delhi Mayor Kamaljeet Sehrawat along with Chairman of the civic body’s Standing Committee Bhupender Gupta and Leader of Opposition Ramesh Matiala launched the scheme from Matiala Chowk under Najafgarh Zone.
During the launching program of the scheme, SDMC Mayor Sehrawat said that an important promise in the election manifesto is going to fulfilled on the Good Governance Day celebrated on the birth anniversary of former prime minster Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
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Mayor said that the scheme is being implemented in a phased manner. It will be expanded, in terms of more centres and distribution timings to including dinner as well.
Apart from this, Leader of House Shikha Rai along with New Delhi MP Meenakshi Lekhi distributed food at a kiosk in Green Park under the South Zone.
During this, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has also launched a pilot project on the same line from a kiosk in Shalimar Bagh.