A total of 41,568 women of Veppanthattai taluk in the district will get free electrical fan, wet grinder and mixie. The beneficiaries will get the electrical appliances in a phased manner. In the first phase, 343 beneficiaries got the freebies at a function held at Inam Agaram village on Sunday.
Ilambai R. Tamizhselvan, MLA, said that the Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had been working hard for the welfare of the poor .
He said that all eligible women would be covered under the programme. M.A. Subramanian, District Revenue Officer; N. Sekar, vice chairman of District Panchayat and Gajendran, District Supply Officer, spoke.