Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Ok Stalin Thursday launched the DMK authorities’s flagship Rs 1,000 month-to-month monetary help scheme for girls on the beginning anniversary of Dravidian icon C N Annadurai.
Stalin mentioned that the month-to-month monetary help of Rs 1,000 to ladies heads of households, the ‘Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thittam,’ is a groundbreaking initiative that may reshape ladies’s welfare in India. The state will take a “historic leap” with the launch of the scheme on September 15, and the initiative will encourage different states within the nation to roll out schemes to empower ladies, he mentioned.
A fundamental revenue programme, it’s named after former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and the state authorities has christened the help the “right” of ladies.
The federal government has recognized as many as 1.06 crore ladies (1,06,50,000) as beneficiaries below the plan and the Rs 1,000 help is paid to beneficiaries by means of Direct Profit Switch.
“Tamil Nadu takes a historic leap with the Kalaignar Magali Urimai scheme, offering Rs 1,000 monthly assistance to 1,06,50,000 women family heads,” the CM mentioned within the social media put up X.
“A groundbreaking initiative reshaping women’s welfare in India, which is set to inspire many other states,” he mentioned forward of the launch. He additional mentioned that the “visionary” finance minister Thangam Thennarasu had make clear the pioneering KMUT scheme and the federal government’s dedication to bettering the funds within the state.
With inputs from PTI.