Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today inaugurated Amma Unavagams on wheels tpday.
The Chief Minister flagged off mobile trucks.
This is aimed at taking subsidised food to construction workers and labourers ,’ said a Health official.
As per records, Amma Canteens generates Rs 28 to Rs 30 crore while the overall expenditure is about Rs 150 crore.
Started in 2013 by late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the scheme has provided food at affordable rates – one idli at Re 1, a plate of curd rice at Rs 3, a plate of sambar rice at Rs 5 among other items. The civic body so far has generated a revenue of only Rs 185 crore across 407 canteens while expenditure has been Rs 669 crore.