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Naveen launches 38 more Aahar kendras, covers all Urban local bodies in Odisha

Naveen launches  38  more Aahar kendras, covers all Urban local bodies in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Feb 11 (UNI) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched 38 more Aahar Kendras through video conferencing today.

With this Aahar Kendras started functioning in all the 114 Urban Local bodies in the state.

The scheme was launched first on April 1, 2015 in 21 locations in five Municipal Corporation areas of the state to provide cooked food to the needy and poor at Rs 5 per meal.

At present 157 Aahar Kendras are functioning in the state. In addition to it the facility is also available in 56 hospital campuses during the night.

As many 65 vehicles have been deployed for transportation of food and 2,000 people are appointed for the implementation of the scheme.

Nearly one lakh people are being benefitted by the scheme every day.

Such type of good services will be extended to the people in future with the cooperation of the people, the Chief Minister said.

On this occasion, the Chief Minister also launched a web portal (www.urbanodisha.gov.in/aahar) Any interested person can sponsor the food for a particular day such as on birth day, marriage anniversary, death anniversary or any other memorial day.

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