Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022

Amma Canteen


Row erupts after Tamil Nadu govt plans to launch Kalaignar canteens on lines of Amma canteens

November 27, 2021 9:52 am

🔴 Taking to Twitter, Panneerselvam said while AIADMK has no objection to the current government naming schemes after Kalaignar, it is not in practice to have two different names for one scheme and it is not agreeable.

Kudumbashree women drive Kerala's 'hunger-free' project through Rs 20 meals

November 05, 2020 10:12 pm

Since the budget announcement in February, over 750 such hotels have sprung up across the state, almost all run by Kudumbashree, serving meals for Rs 20 between 12 noon and 3 pm every day.

Tamil Nadu: Amma canteen employee in Chennai tests positive for Covid-19

May 04, 2020 7:05 pm

The woman has been shifted to Omandhurar Government College and Hospital. Following the report, the Amma Unavagam in Icehouse has been shut and all the employees of the branch are being tested.

How is Indira Canteen different from Amma canteen?

August 17, 2017 7:13 am

The Siddaramaiah government had announced setting up of the Indira canteens in the state budget for 2017-2018 apparently taking an idea from the 'Amma canteens' in Tamil Nadu which was introduced by then Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Inside Jayalalithaa’s Amma Canteen: Sambhar Rice for Rs5, Idlis for Re1 each

May 02, 2016 5:19 pm

The Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s canteens are a hit with everyone, from IT executives to rickshaw drivers. And they are expected to leave their impact on the upcoming assembly polls.

Tamil Nady expands popular 'Amma' canteens to 9 corporations

May 15, 2013 1:12 pm

Canteens in Chennai will serve Pongal-samber for Rs 5,in addition to idlis that are already served for Re 1.

Idli For Everyone

May 05, 2013 5:22 am

State-run canteens in Chennai serve cheap,fresh and clean food for the poor.