In news

  • Recently, Indira Rasoi Yojana was in the news. 
  • Over 50 lakh people have benefited from the scheme in Rajasthan. 
  • The scheme was launched in August 2020.

Key takeaways 

  • Aim: To provide nutritious food to the poor and needy twice a day at concessional rates.
  • Under the scheme, each plate serves 100 grams of pulses and vegetables each, 250 grams of chapati and pickles.
  • Implementation: Local voluntary organisations 
  • Monitoring: A committee headed by the District Collector monitors the scheme. 
  • A special app has also been created for monitoring the food quality.
  • Target: To serve 1.34 lakh people per day in the state. 
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