Chennai, November 10 (Language) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday expanded the scheme of providing monthly assistance of Rs 1,000 to women to include more than seven lakh beneficiaries in the scheme.
On the occasion of inclusion of 7.35 lakh new beneficiaries in the scheme, Stalin gave bank ‘debit cards’ to six beneficiaries at a government program here.
The Chief Minister said, ‘This is such a big scheme, which has more than one crore beneficiaries and there is no scope for even small complaints in it. This is the biggest victory of this scheme, which is a model for the entire country.
Stalin said the government is taking utmost care to ensure that no eligible woman is deprived of the scheme.
He said that the work of registration of all eligible women will continue.
The flagship scheme of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) government ‘Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thittam,’ (Kalaignar Scheme for Women’s Empowerment) was launched on September 15, 2023.
After the addition of new beneficiaries, the total number of beneficiaries will now be around 1.14 crore.
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