By SANTANU GHOSH &BISWADIP NANDY Balurghat, 9 December :MA CANTEEN, the brain child project on behalf of Balurghat Municipality at Balurghat Hospital premises on Friday through a ceremony.
The canteen was inaugurated by Biplab Mitra, minister of Agriculture and Marketing of Govt of West Bengal.
Apart from the minister, District Magistrate Bijin Krishna, Superintendent of Police Rahul Dey, Balurghat Municipality Chairman Ashok Mitra, Vice Chairman Pradipta Chakraborty and others were present in the inauguration ceremony.
The dignitaries present on this day served food to the people who came to the hospital for medical reasons.
Several thousand patients and relatives of patients come to see the hospital everyday.patients in the municipality. Many of whom are from poor families. With the launch of Maa Canteen, the Chief Minister’s dream project, it is assumed that they will be able to have their meal at just 5 rupees.
“My son is admitted at this hospital. It will be highly beneficial for people like me who come to this hospital for treatment. The municipality has done a great job by starting this facility “said a person who had his lunch today at the inaugural day.