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'Shiv Bhojan' Scheme

Current context: Maharashtra government launched 'Shiv Bhojan' scheme on 26th January 2020, on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day.
'Shiv Bhojan' Scheme
  • The 'Shiv Bhojan' scheme is aimed at providing a meal to the poor for just Rs 10.
  • The scheme is launched on a pilot basis at an expected expenditure of Rs 6.4 crore.
  • Under this, thalis or lunch plates would be available to people at designated centres/ canteens during a stipulated time in all the districts.
  • The 'thali' consists of two chapatis, one vegetable, rice and dal.
  • The goal of the scheme is to provide affordable and quality food to all, irrespective of caste, creed, religion and financial status.
  • The "Shiv Bhojan Thali" canteen is also inaugurated in different regions of the state.
  • Under the pilot scheme, at least one 'Shiv Bhojan' canteen has been started at district headquarters.

Question: 

Q.1 Which State government launched 'Shiv Bhojan' scheme on 26th January 2020, on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day?
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Maharashtra
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. Bihar
'Shiv Bhojan' Scheme 'Shiv Bhojan' Scheme Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 26, 2020 Rating: 5

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