Under this scheme, govt. will provide good quality and hygienic food to construction workers at a highly subsidized rates. Maharashtra Atal Aahar Scheme will be implemented in some areas of the state on a pilot basis and later on the scope would be expanded.
In the Maharashtra Atal Aahar Yojana first phase, the target is to cover 20,000 workers. The state govt. will provide good quality food to construction workers at a nominal cost of just Rs. 5.
Around 10 lakh labourers have already been registered with the Labor Board in Maharashtra so far. The state govt. will continue registration of names of new workers and will work out every possible method to provide benefits of every welfare scheme to workers.