COVID-19 scare: Odisha orders closure of Aahaar Centres till March 29

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Tuesday ordered temporary closure of Aahaar Centres (Cheap meal outlets) except those operating near the hospitals till March 29 in view of the lockdown to contain the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In a letter to all the Collectors-cum-President of District Aahaar Society and Municipal Commissioners of Bhubaneswar, Berhampur, Cuttack, Sambalpur and […]

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Give plastic waste, get a free lunch at Aahaar Centres  

Bhubaneswar: In order to reduce plastic waste the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has designed the programme of providing one Aahaar Meal in exchange of half-a-kg of plastic at each Aahaar Centre. As part of the initiative chalked out by BMC in collaboration with UNDP and Touchstone Foundation, Aahaar Kendra’s counters will accept/allow only one kg […]

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