a food subsidisation program run by the Government of Odisha to provide cheap lunch to the
urban poor at five rupees. The mission of this scheme is to provide cheap lunch
to labourers who travel to big cities in search of work. The Government
launched the scheme in order to ease the inconveniences of labourers. Ahar centres are mainly found in crowded
places like hospitals, bus stands or railway stations to serve lunch at
just Rs 5/-.
(Aahaar Kendra work under construction)