Good News for the citizens of the Tamil Nadu State, the government of the state has decided to distribute the Gifts on the Harvest festival of Pongal to the ration card holders. Chief Minister K Palaniswami hereby declare that the Government will distribute cash along with a gift hamper to the Ration Card Holders of the state. In this article today you may get all the related details about Pongal Gift in Ration Shop distribute by the government, read the next segment to know more.
Pongal is a multi-day harvest festival of south India. this festival is celebrated particularly in the Tamil community. In 2020, the Harvest festival of Pongal will start on 15th January 2020 and ends on 18th January 2020. Government of the Tamil Nadu State has decided to distribute Rs. 1000/- cash with gift hamper which includes rice, sugar, and cashew nuts, raisins, cardamom and sugarcane piece.
Objective of Distribution of Pongal Gift
The main aim of the government behind the distribution of the Gifts with cash on the occasion of Harvest festival of Pongal is to ensure that people celebrate the festival overcoming the prevailing drought situation in many parts of the state. For this purpose, the government has sanctioned Rs 2363.13 crore. Chief Minister K Palaniswami also hereby declare the free saree-dhoti scheme, coinciding with Pongal to the poor families.
Highlights Of TN Pongal Gift Hamper
|Article about||Pongal Gift|
|Name of the distributor||Government of the Tamil Nadu State|
|Beneficiaries||Ration card holder|
|Benefits||Cash with a gift hamper|
|Pongal festival celebration||Start on 15th January 2020 and ends on 18th January 2020|
Who will get the Pongal Gifts distribute by the government?
The State government has decided to distribute the Cash with a gift hamper to the ration card holders of the state. Citizen of the state who has APL / BPL ration card can collect their gifts from the ration shops.
Items Provided under Pongal Gifts
Chief Minister K Palaniswami, Government of Tamil Nadu has announced cash amount Rs.1000/- and gift hamper includes the following:-
- one Kg rice
- one Kg Sugar
- 20 grams’ cashew nuts
- 20 grams’ raisins
- 5 grams’ cardamom
- 2 feet long sugarcane piece
The Chief Minister K Palaniswami, Government of Tamil Nadu taken this initiative because of heavy rain this year the farmers have spent on farm inputs and that many poor families were suffering due to financial constraints. This Pongal Gift Distribution is to ensure that people celebrate the festival overcoming the prevailing drought situation in many parts of the state.
Application Procedure to Get Pongal Gift
it is mention by the concerned authorities that the people who are having rice ration card will be eligible for the gifts. You can also visit your nearest ration shop to avail of the benefit of the gift hamper which is allotted by the concerned authority.
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