Indira Canteen receives overwhelming response in Mysuru

Indira Canteen receives overwhelming response in Mysuru

Indira Canteens, launched in the city on Friday, has been receiving good response from the people. The breakfast at two-canteen-KR Hospital premises and on Cauvery Area Development Authority (CADA) premises, finished in less than 30 minutes.

As the breakfast closed within a few minutes, the people, who visited little late expressed displeasure and also took the staffers to task. The people blamed the authorities for not serving them breakfast. And thus, the lunch was served under the police protection. However, the service was normal at other nine canteens.

While breakfast is available at Rs 5, lunch and dinner is being provided at Rs 10 each in all the canteens. A variety of food will be served on each day. Idli chutney, puliyogare, kara bath, vangi bath, kesaribath, pongal will be served for breakfast while, rice, curd rice, tomato bath, vangi bath, veg pulav, will be served for lunch and dinner. Each canteen serves food for 1,500 people on a day.

Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner G Jagadeesha said, "We have facilities to supply food for only 500 people in each canteen, per time. Food will be served for the people who come first and the canteens have been receiving a good response," he said.

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