With a view to implementing the state government’s ‘Ram Roti Yojana’, all the four Rein Baseras in Bhopal are being spruced up and repaired. The Bhopal Municipal Corporation will spend Rs 9.50 on these works to be undertaken at the Rein Baseras in the state capital.
Rein Baseras to be completed by September 22: Mayor
Bhopal Municipal Corporation Mayor Smt. Krishna Gaur has informed that the renovation and sprucing up of all the four Rein Baseras in Bhopal will be completed by September 22. The state government’s Ram Roti Yojana will be implemented there from September 25. She informed that Rein Baseras are already operative in New Market and Yadgar-e-Shahjahani Park while new Rein Baseras are being constructed at Nadra Bus Stand and DIG Bungalow.
The number of Rein Basera has gone up to four after construction of two new Rein Baseras. These night shelters are situated at Nadra Bus Stand, Yadgar-e-Shahjahani Park opposite Sultania Ladies Hospital, New Market and near DIG Bungalow. At these Rein Baseras poor people coming from the rural areas and far-off urban areas in search of jobs will be able to make a safe night halt and get cooler water for just Rs 2. Against this sum, they will be provided a bed-sheet and blanket free of cost for one night. The Rein Baseras will also have lavatories and washrooms. About 300 persons will be able to make night halt at these Rein Baseras.
From September 25, persons staying at these Rein Baseras will also be provided full food and cool water under Ram Roti Yojana. The meal will include 6 rotis, adequate quantity of cooked vegetables, onion, pickles and green chilly.
Construction of attendant room, ramp for handicapped persons and caretaker room are being constructed in the Rein Baseras apart from installation of water coolers. The Bhopal Municipal Corporation will construct Rein Baseras at 14 more places in the city. Every Rein Basera will cost Rs 30 lakh.
It may be mentioned that Ram Roti Yojana of the state government is going to be implemented simultaneously in four major cities of the state including Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior and Jabalpur. The work of renovating the Rein Baseras in these cities is progressing fast with a view to making them well-equipped. The Ram Roti Yojana will be launched in all these Rein Baseras from September 25.