So what’s there in this gift hamper? Here’s a list.

Jayalalithaas 300cr Pongal bonanza Here is what you will find in govts gift hampers
news Thursday, January 07, 2016 - 13:19

As the grand celebrations of Pongal are about to begin in few days, the Tamil Nadu government led by CM Jayalalithaa has announced a Pongal Gift Hamper for the people of the state.

According to a government press release, nearly 2 crore families are to be benefitted from this gift hamper. The government will have additional expenditure of Rs. 318 crore because of this hamper.

So what’s there in this gift hamper? Here’s a list.

The box will have,

  • One kilogram of rice
  • One kilogram of sugar
  • Two feet sugarcane piece
  • Cash of Rs. 100 in hand   

 

These hampers can only be collected by:

  •  Those who receive rice through the Public Distribution System
  • Lankan Tamil refugees in camps 
  • Police personnel with ration cards
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