“Maa” Canteen scheme
“Maa” Canteen scheme

“Maa” Canteen scheme

About MAA Canteen Scheme

Just as mothers serve healthy food to their children very fondly, the West Bengal state government has launched the “MAA” scheme to provide healthy food at a very low cost to all the poor and disadvantaged people in the state, through which the West Bengal government will provide rice, pulses, curry, and egg curry at only Rs 5 per plate

Although the West Bengal state government currently providing free rations, but there are many people who work outside (workers, day laborers, etc.), and half of their income finished for eating twice a day, so thinking about those people, the West Bengal government has launched this scheme with a budget of Rs 100 crore

Objective Of This Scheme

  • To Provide Food Items To The Poor Citizens Of The State At Affordable Prices.
  • To Provide Nutritious Food To The People Of West Bengal For 5 Rupees

Full Overview Of Maa Canteen scheme

Name Of SchemeMaa Canteen scheme
Launched ByHon’ble Chief Minister Of West Bengal, Mrs Mamata Banerjee
State NameWest Bengal
Implementation Date2021
ObjectivesTo Provide Neutritional Meal At 5 Rs Per Plate
BenefitWest Bengal Govt Will Provide meal at just 5 Rs Per plate
BeneficiaryResident Of West Bengal
Official WebsiteNA


  • The West Bengal Govt will arranged to provide Neutritional meal at just Rs 5 Per plate incuding the menu of Rice, pulses,curry and egg curry etc.
  • The cooking work in this project will be conducted by Self Help Group

The project has just been launched, so The West Bengal govt gradually plans are afoot to launch the project across the state

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