Just 101 Indira Canteens to open on Aug 16

Just 101 Indira Canteens will open on August 16 against the earlier target of 125. Besides, just 13 Indira kitchens will open against the target of 28. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had promised to open canteens in all the 198 wards on August 16. The target was revised to 125 as the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) struggled to find suitable places in many wards. The civic body aimed to open the remaining 73 subsidised eateries on October 2 — Gandhi Jayanti. Just 87 canteens have been built so far and 11 more will be ready in the next few days. The BBMP hopes to increase the figure to
Source: DH