Distribution of Pongal gift pack inaugurated by CM of Tamil Nadu
Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, E. Palanisamy inaugurated the function of Pongal festival gift package of Rs. 1000 of ration card holders.
Announcement regarding Pongal gift pack of ration card holders which were announced on 22nd December. Pack is said to carry 1kg of raw rice, 1kg sugar, 20 grams cashew nut, 20 grams of raisin, 5 grams of cardamom and a piece of 2 long sugarcane.
Government Order was issued for distributing above Pongal festival special gift package, allotting Rs 258 crores through ration shops for about 20191054 ration card holders.
After Governor’s address for New Year inaugural session of Legislative Assembly, another Government Order is said to have released to distribute Rs 1000 in cash along with Pongal gift pack to ration card holders.
Ration cardholders is said to receive Pongal gift package along with Rs 1000 in cash from respective Fair Price shops from Monday, 7th January.
At a special event organized today evening on Saturday, 5th January, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister will inaugurate the Pongal Gift distribution by giving them same to 10 ration card holders. A Special Government Order which was been issued allotting Rs 1980 crores for this purpose.