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Indira’s picture covered in Canteens
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Indira’s picture covered in Canteens

March 14, 2019

The name board and pictures of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi displayed outside Indira Canteens across the city are being covered with papers by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) as the Model Code of Conduct is in effect in view of the LS polls.

Happy Anniversary: Mysuru Indira Canteens turn one…
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Happy Anniversary: Mysuru Indira Canteens turn one…

January 11, 2019

Indira Canteens, launched by previous government headed by Siddharamaiah, have served lakhs of meals to Mysureans since the past one year. The scheme was launched exactly a year ago (Jan.11, 2018) and the consensus so far: It’s a healthy, tasty and affordable option for all, but especially for the poor and those who need to…

Indira Canteens go ‘hungry’
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Indira Canteens go ‘hungry’

December 18, 2018

Coalition Government fails to clear bills of food contractor since seven months Mysuru:  While people calm their hunger pangs at Indira Canteens, the canteens per se are ‘starving,’ thanks to the State Government that has not released funds since seven months. Indira Canteen, one of the ambitious ‘food for all’ projects of the State Government…

CFTRI’s ragi ball machine in Indira Canteens soon
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CFTRI’s ragi ball machine in Indira Canteens soon

October 7, 2018

Mysuru: Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, Director Jitendra J. Jadhav, on Monday, said that the State Government has requested for 40 ragi ball making machines to be installed in Indira Canteens in Bengaluru. In a press conference at CFTRI here, he said, CFTRI has installed two ragi ball making machines, which have a…

Ramdas smells Rs.150 crore scam in Indira Canteens
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Ramdas smells Rs.150 crore scam in Indira Canteens

July 12, 2018

Bengaluru: Alleging a Rs.150 crore scam in Indira Canteens, with a major chunk of the money being diverted to Congress party, KR MLA from Mysuru S.A. Ramdas has demanded a judicial probe into the scam. Ramdas, who raised the issue in the Legislative Assembly yesterday, alleged that all the rules were flouted in the running…

Indira Canteens funding issue rocks MCC Council
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Indira Canteens funding issue rocks MCC Council

June 29, 2018

Mysuru: The issue of non-payment for the food contractor of Indira Canteens in city reverberated at the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Council meeting held at Nalwadi Krishnaraja Auditorium yesterday. The proposal of some Corporators to divert funds from infrastructure-related works and give it to run Indira Canteens led to chaotic scenes. It may be recalled…

EC orders closure of Indira Canteens
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EC orders closure of Indira Canteens

May 12, 2018

Mysuru: Poor people faced hardship as Indira Canteens remained closed across the State due to polling which began at 7 am this morning. In an order issued last evening, the Election Commission (EC) asked the administrative machinery to close down all the Indira canteens as the voters might be induced to vote for a particular…

Indira Canteens complete one month: Mysureans say Three Cheers!
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Indira Canteens complete one month: Mysureans say Three Cheers!

February 12, 2018

Mysuru: January 12, 2018 saw the inauguration of 11 Indira Canteens across the city. Launched by the Congress-led Karnataka government and run by the District Administration and private food contractors, these canteens are meant to provide subsidised meals to citizens — breakfast for Rs.5 and lunch and dinner for Rs.10. And what’s heartening is that…

People happy with food served at Indira Canteens
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People happy with food served at Indira Canteens

February 12, 2018

Mysuru: The general consensus among the people who have their breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Indira Canteens at Sharadadevi Nagar, Alanahalli Circle and Raghavendra Circle is that the food served is really good. In the reality check conducted by SOM, in all the three places, it is the daily wagers and the students who…

Indira Canteens: DC Conducts Reality Check
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Indira Canteens: DC Conducts Reality Check

January 29, 2018

Mysuru: The reality check on eleven Indira Canteens inaugurated by Chief Minister Siddharamaiah in city on Jan.12 presents a bleak picture as more than two weeks after the opening there are a lot of pending works to be completed. These facts were revealed at a progress review meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep at…

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