Economic and full meal for Kushaiguda people

Published on April 22, 2015 16:19:56 PM
The Rs 5 meal programme was started by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) in Kushaiguda on Wednesday.

Telangana Home Minister Naini Narasimha Reddy and GHMC Commissioner Somesh Kumar were present on the occasion. The scheme will be implemented other parts of the state gradually.

The GHMC had earlier launched the scheme on a pilot basis in Nampally Sarai.

The scheme is being operated in partnership with the Akshaya Patra Foundation, run by International Society for Krishna Consciousness, which prepares the food.  The vegetarian meal of rice, dal/sambar, sabji and pickle shall be served on first-come-first-serve basis in paper plates from 12 pm to 1 pm.