Mail News Service
Jamshedpur: The Mango Municipal Corporation (MMC) has come up with a three storied, 50 bed Shelter Home in Kurmu Basti at the foot of the Dalma Hill. Situated on NH 33, the Shelter Home has been opened especially for people who do not find alternative arrangements for staying overnight. In the usual course, no charges will be taken from people who avail of beds here. But tourists will be charged Rs 30 per day.
On the ground floor one room is provided with five beds while another has a single bed. The first floor comprises a 16 bed accommodation while another room has six beds. The second floor too has similar accommodation as that of the first floor. All beds have branded spreads for the comfort of boarders. Boxes have been fitted with the beds for safe keep of personal belongings of the boarders.
Two washrooms in each floor have been provided with geysers. Separate filters have also been provided for pure drinking water. There are three toilets and three urinals in each floor. The Shelter Home has been constructed by the Urban Development Department of the Jharkhand government.
For bookings, a visitor may call up cell numbers 8210476757 and 9308521330.
Five staff members including one centre manager, one caretaker, two night guards and one sweeper will man the Shelter Home. A dining room on the ground floor will cater pure vegetarian food @ Rs 30. But the poor boarders will be served free food.
The assistant director of Jharkhand Urban Development Department Sanjay Pandey informed that the Shelter Home has been built as a part of the state government�s social responsibility scheme and more such Homes are being constructed in other parts of the state. The basic amenities provided here are for the comfort of people who come to the Shelter Home.