Andhra CM Naidu inaugurated #AnnaCanteen, the dream project of Puratchithalaivi Amma to feed the empty poor stomach. in 1982 NTR promised rice at 2 Rs. a kg. A first of its kind in the country, it ensured nobody went to sleep hungry in the state. Naidu launched the Anna Canteen in the state. For 5 Rs. you get a meal. This is a great benefit to the people.
Anna Canteen will offer over 2.15 lakh plates of hygienic food every day, at Rs. 5 per meal. The menu includes Breakfast plate consisting of 3 idlis/ 3 pooris/ Upma/ Pongal; Lunch and Dinner plate with rice, dal/sambar, pickle, curry and curd.
Yesterday Naidu Inaugurated the Anna Canteen at Vidyadharapuram, Vijayawada. 100 Anna Canteens across 35 cities in Andhra Pradesh will provide over 2.15 Lac plates of hygienic food every day, at subsidised rates to the poor. The response from the public is fantastic.