Social welfare scheme “Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai Thittam” to be launched by Tamil Nadu Government

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Tamil Nadu government will provide monthly assistance of Rs 1,000 to more than 1 crore female family heads through Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai Thittam.

An Overview of the News 

  • Chief Minister MK Stalin officially announced the scheme, with the launch date set for September 15.

  • The scheme aims to provide Rs 1,000 per month to 1.06 crore eligible women who are heads of families.

  • Beneficiaries will receive financial assistance through direct bank transfers and will be provided with ATM cards for easy access.

  • The government emphasizes on effective implementation and will use SMS notifications to communicate with beneficiaries.

  • Out of 1.63 crore applications received, 1.06 crore have been accepted, highlighting the substantial impact of the scheme.

About Tamil Nadu

  • The state was formed on 26 January 1950 but its boundaries were redrawn on 14 January 1969.

  • It is located at the mouth of the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, and Indian Ocean.

  • Governor - Ravindra Narayan Ravi

  • Chief Minister - M.K.Stalin

  • Assembly seats - 235 seats

  • Rajya Sabha seats - 18

  • Lok Sabha seats - 39

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