Under the most and very popular a new scheme has been going to start as Deendayal Thali. Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s plan to dish out ‘Deendayal Thali’,This scheme is a the subsidised food scheme and first oultlet of this scheme wiil be opened at Rain Basera shelter home near Shahjahani Park in Bhopal. Under this scheme people can get their meal at Rs 5.
Under ‘Deendayal Thali’ you can have four rotis, dal, vegetable curry, pulav (fried rice) and pickle, while a plate with additions like sweets will come for Rs10.
The government that is observing 2017 as ‘Garib Kalyan Varsh’ (poor welfare year) therefore a funding has made of Rs10 crore for this scheme in the state budget for the financial year 2017-18.
The scheme will be started on April 1 to mark Deendayal Upadhyaya’s 100th birth anniversary.
“We have been looking for assistance in Bhopal and elsewhere. If the scheme gets good response in Bhopal, it will be introduced all over the state,” said minister for urban development and housing Maya Singh.
In Bhopal, the subsidised meal will be arranged by Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) in coordination with select social organisations. The BMC has has also called upon social, religious and non-government organisations (NGOs) besides corporates to submit their proposals for running subsidised kitchen by March 10. The meal will be distributed from 11am to 3pm. The organisation running the kitchen for ‘Deendayal Thali’ cannot charge more than Rs5 for a plate, said officials of the state secretariat.
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