Now Maharashtra Govt to provide meal for Rs 5 to 1 Lakh people daily

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Nashik, March 29, 2020: Chhagan Bhujbal, Maharashtra government food and civil supply minister, today announced that the state government will provide meal for Rs 5 to one lakh people daily under its flagship ‘Shiv Bhojan Thali’ scheme.

The dish (thali) consists of two chapatti of 30 gm, 100 gm of vegetable, 100 gm of dal, and 150 gm rice. The government will provide subsidy of Rs 45 per plate in urban areas and Rs 30 per plate at taluka level.

The Shiv Bhojan scheme is being expanded at taluka level in rural areas. People will get packaged food Shiv Bhojan centres. The main beneficiary will be students, homeless and people from economically weaker sections of the society. The state government has allocated Rs 160 crore for the

The Shivbhojan scheme was launched on January 26 this year. The state government has decided to provide Shivbhojan at affordable rates for the poor and needy. Citizens get the thali for only Rs 10.

It is forbidden to bring outside food in the restaurant and take out the meal in the restaurant. Also, the food and drug administration (FDA) will be checking from time to time food quality. Instructions have been given by the district administration for use of good quality food materials and the use of stainless steel utensils.

One beneficiary will be provided with one meal at a time. The Maha Annapurna app has been developed by the Government for daily registration and uploading photo of the beneficiary.

Where Shiv Bhojan available in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad ?

Everyday between 11 am and 2 pm, Shiv Bhojan Thali will be available at

Shiv Samartha Restaurant at Hadapsar,

Hotel Katraj Corner at Katraj bus stop,

Swargate bus stand canteen,

Hotel Samadhan Canteen at Market Yard,

Family Court Canteen at Shivajinagar,

Hotel Nishigandha at PMC main building, Shivajinagar

Anil snacks centre at Mahatma Phule Mandai


PCMC building canteen, Pimpri

YCM hospital in Pimpri,

Vallabhnagar bus stand canteen,

Pimpri Chinchwad Navnagar Development Authority canteen.