Introduction of Bahria Town Dastarkhawn
Bahria Town Pvt. Limited has come up with a new social project of Bahria Dastarkhwan to feed the underprivileged people and for the people who are unable get the basic food. “Bahria Town Dastarkhwan” is providing free meals daily to hard-up people.
We are providing free daily meals to more than 100,000 people daily, twice a day. We will Inshallah be opening many more Dastarkhwans in addition to 15 already operational. I am very thankful to God Almighty for making me privileged enough to be able to serve others”. Above and beyond the contribution of Bahria Town in different sectors, now Bahria Town has come up with a new social project of Bahria Dastarkhwan to feed the underprivileged people, who are unable to get their basic food requirements. Its impact is not only felt by the poor who come and eat there, but also by the families they have left behind who benefit from the hard earned money which they save on each free meal.
General Features: Every person who attends Bahria Town Dastarkhwan is treated as a guest, so as not to hurt his integrity, and served with quality & hygienic food on tables in air-conditioned halls with separate arrangements for males & females. The doors are open for everyone. There is no restriction on people or quantity of food asked by each.
Food: Each Dastarkhwan has its own kitchen in its premises. Fresh food is prepared daily by the staff. Food is prepared in a hygienic manner. The menu keeps rotating with pulses & meat. Halwa as a dessert is also added on Sundays
Social and Financial Impact: Mostly lower income segment group come for food to Dastarkhwan. At Dastarkhwan one can save almost Rs. 2,000 per month on meals. It ultimately helps him/her to meet other living expenditures & also save and send more money back home. Moreover his/her integrity does not get tarnished.
Two meals a day for the poor is a small contribution, but even small contributions can make a big difference. Dastarkhwan is an unprecedented initiative providing free meals, twice a day, to more than 100,000 people throughout Pakistan. Bahria Town will soon be opening several more Dastarkhwans in addition to the currently 15 operational outlets. Overall, a total spending of PKR 74 million rupees have been utilized to provide over 37 million meals annually. By the grace of God Almighty, we are providing free daily meals to more than 100,000 people daily, twice a day.
Bahria Town Dastarkhwan is providing following services:
• Accommodation for up to 3000 people
• Free lunch and dinner daily
• Separate seating arrangements for ladies and gents
• Hygienic food in an excellent environment
• Mix daal or meat served with roti and salad
• Weekly rotating menu
• Special arrangement for Iftar in Ramazan
Location and Timing
Fifty (50) Dastarkhwans all over Pakistan - Several more in pipeline - Up to 100,000 FREE meals everyday, twice a day:
The operational Dastarkhwans are located in:
• Gizri, Karachi
• Lyari, Karachi
• Nishtar Hospital, Multan
• Qadirpur, Multan
• Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore
• General Hospital, Lahore
• Abbot Road, Lahore
• Ashiana, Ferozpur Road, Lahore