Kerala Hunger Free City Project for Poor People in State

April 13, 2017 | By sarkariadmin | Filed in: kerla.

The state Government of Kerala started Hunger Free City Project for poor people in association with Social Justice Department, Kerala. The Hunger Free City aims to provide highly subsidized meals once a day to the people at different centers in a city which is started by the Kerala government.

The food prepared by the inmates will be taken to the hospital with the help of NGOs, NSS volunteers and student police cadets and the distribution will have to be taken up by the Health officials. Kerala is known as god own country and government of Kerala has started the various scheme for the welfare of people.

Features of Hunger Free City in Kerala:

  • Hunger Free City project has been started for poor people in association with social justice department, Kerala
  • Provide highly subsidized meals once a day to the people at different centers in a city which is started by the Kerala government
  • This project initially started in Kozhikode city and government spent an amount more than Rs.65 Lakhs to set up the modern kitchen
  • The kitchen of the Medical College, Kozhikode was renovated to house a modern kitchen and restaurant with seating capacity of 350 persons at a time
  • Rice based meal with vegetable curry during lunch time
  • There is a huge subsidy involved in the provision of such meals to the public. It is proposed to channelize funds through public contributions/donations etc. for meeting the recurring costs under the programme

The benefit of Hunger Free City in Kerala:

  • Highly subsidized meals once a day to the people
  • Benefits of free food to the poor, aged, women, children and cancer patients
  • Patients get their meal free of cost

Rice based meal with vegetable curry during lunch time

Contact Details:

  • Executive Director, Kerala Social Security Mission, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695012
  • Phone- 0471-2341200, 2346016 (Fax)
  • E-mail: socialsecuritymission@gmail.com

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