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April 15, 2024



Rahul Gandhi Launches Gruha Lakshmi Scheme in Mysuru benefiting over 1.5 crore women heads of family

Mysuru : Fulfilling one of its main poll promises, the Karnataka Government launched the ‘Gruha Lakshmi’ Scheme (Rs. 2,000 financial aid to woman head of family) at the jam-packed Maharaja’s College Grounds in the city of Mysuru on Wednesday morning.
The scheme was launched by Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in the presence of AICC President Mallikarjun Kharge, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, Deputy Chief Minister D.K. Shivakumar, Women and Child Development Minister Lakshmi Hebbalkar, AICC General Secretaries Randeep Singh Surjewala and K.C. Venugopal.

Making it a show of strength event, all the Congress MLAs from Mysuru, Mandya, Chamarajanagar and Kodagu regions were present on the stage along with Cabinet Ministers. Interestingly, even the official machinery and top bureaucrats from all the districts of the region along with the IT team that facilitated the scheme launch were accommodated on the huge dais.
Under this scheme, over 1.5 crore women heads of family will get Rs. 2,000 each, every month. According to officials, the first instalment of the scheme was credited to the bank accounts on Wednesday.