Ruchi Vandi - Homely food on Wheels Updated On 2018-02-19
Ruchi Vandi, the mobile homely food service keep on attracting the food lovers of Wayanad District. The Ruchi Vandi would reach the Kottakkunnu ground at Batheri daily by 4 PM in the evening to serve the home made ethinic foods to the food lovers in the place. The people would have always been eagerly waiting for the Ruch Vandi to have their favourite food items.
Ruchi Vandi was started by Smt. Priya and Smt. Soumya, members of Manichira Deepam Kudumbashree unit under the NULM scheme. They had altered a goods auto into 'Ruchi Vandi'. The Ruch Vandi serves ethinic food items like Kappa-Botti, Pidi- Kozhi, Appam-Beef, Puttu Biriyani, Kothu pathiri etc.Ruchi Vandi also sells snack items like Meenkaay, Kozhi Ada, Chicken Samosa, Pakkavada, Ilayada etc prepared by other Kudumbashree units as well.
The Ruchi Vandi stands out unique and sets a role model to the similar food services in waste management. They dispose them at the waste plant at Shreyas Batheri. The Ruchi Vandi was started investing an amount of Rs. 2 lakhs. Ruchi Vandi is getting an income of Rs 12,000 per day. They are also planning to extend their business by starting a new snack shop. It is also planned to launch an online food delivery system as well. Kudumbashree District Mission is extending their full support to the initiative. The families of these micro entrepreneurs are also involved into the sale and with their sheer confidence in themselves they busy creating history.