New Sarkari Yojana List 2024 (नई सरकारी योजनाओं की सूची)

New Sarkari Yojana List 2024 (नई सरकारी योजनाओं की सूची)

प्रधानमंत्री मोदी एवं विभिन्न राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री द्वारा शुरू की गयी सभी योजनाएं, केंद्र व राज्य सरकार की योजनाएँ 2024, सरकारी योजना हिंदी और अंग्रेजी में योगी योजना वेबसाइट पर

Free Dhoti and Saree Scheme 2024 in Tamil Nadu

Free Dhoti and Saree Scheme 2024 has been launched by CM M.K Stalin, Tamil Nadu government. In this scheme, the state govt. will provide free of cost sarees and dhoties to all eligible poor beneficiaries on the eve of Pongal every year. For the year 2024, dhoti saree distribution has been started and people can now get it from nearby ration shops. Read this article till the end to know how many beneficiaries can avail scheme benefits, what is process to make priceless saree and dhoti login through online mode, contact number and other aspects regarding the scheme.

About Tamil Nadu Free Dhoti and Saree Scheme 2024 

Tamil Nadu govt. launches Free Dhoti and Saree Scheme 2024 for Thai Pongal festival. Under the TN Free Dhoti Saree Yojana, 1.77 crore dhoties and 1.77 crore sarees would be distributed to eligible beneficiaries this year. During the year 2012, the scheme of distribution of Free Dhoties and Sarees has been renamed as Priceless Sarees and Dhoties Scheme. This scheme aims to help the poor people and the weaving community.
Thai Pongal is a harvest festival in the Tamilnadu state which is dedicated to Sun God. This scheme will mainly benefit the 1,77,00,000 poor people and also the handloom weavers who makes these sarees. Pongal festival is celebrated for 4 days as per Tamil Calendar and people this year will celebrate it from 15 January 2024 to 18 January 2024. Tamil Nadu state govt. will provide these dhotis and sarees to the people as a gift for Pongal festival. Even the Pongal Gift Scheme 2024 has also been started which includes Rs. 1000 cash assistance, 1 Kg Rice, 1 Kg Jaggery and 1 sugarcane.

Salient Features of Free Dhoti and Saree Tamil Nadu Scheme

  • AIADMK founder MG Ramachandran firstly introduced the Free Dhoti and Saree Scheme in the year 1983.
  • Main objective was to help the poor and economically weaker sections of the society.
  • Tamilnadu Free Dhoti Saree scheme also provides employment opportunities to the poor people in the textile and handloom industry, particularly weaving community.
  • This Free Saree and Dhoti scheme will improve the condition of the handloom weavers and raise their standard of living as the state govt. will procure sarees and dhoties from them.

Number of Beneficiaries of Free Dhoti and Saree Scheme

For the current year 2024, the state govt. will distribute around 1.77 crore dhoties and sarees to the beneficiaries as gift for Thai Pongal festival.

Priceless Saree and Dhoti Login

  • Enter User ID, Password, Captcha and click at "Login" button to make Free Dhoti and Saree Scheme login.

Need for Free Dhoti and Saree Scheme by TN Government

Thai Pongal is a major festival of Tamil Nadu which people wants to celebrate with joy and happiness. However, poor people cannot afford to celebrate it due to lack of money. Such poor people cannot purchase gifts for their loved ones. So to enable people to celebrate Pongal and remain connected with their culture, Tamil Nadu government has started various initiative like Pongal Gift Scheme, Free Dhoti and Saree Scheme etc.
 
For the year 2024, Tamil Nadu CM M.K Stalin started Pongal Gift Hamper Scheme and Free Dhoti and Saree Scheme on 10 January 2024. In Pongal Gift Scheme, govt. will provide 1000 Rs. cash, 1 Kg rice, 1 Kg jaggery, 1 Sugarcane while in Free Dhoti and Saree Scheme, around 1.77 crore beneficiaries would get free dhoties and sarees from nearby ration shops.

This scheme also has benefit for the weaving community which is the largest occupation in Tamil Nadu after agriculture. As the govt. purchases sarees from weavers in TN state, so weaving community also gets an opportunity to earn money by supplying such a huge number of sarees and dhoties.

Background of Priceless Sarees and Dhoties Scheme in Tamilnadu

With a view towards benefitting the poor and with the objective of providing higher employment opportunities in the handloom, powerloom sector and to bring about renaissance, the scheme of distribution of supplying Priceless Sarees and Dhoties was introduced.

With a noble intention of supplying good quality Sarees and Dhoties to the poor, the production and distribution of polycotton Sarees and Dhoties were introduced in the year 2003. For Pongal 2005 the Government has extended the scheme of Free distribution of Sarees and Dhoties to all people living Below Poverty in Rural and Urban areas. During the year 2012, the scheme of distribution of Free Dhoties and Sarees has been renamed as Priceless Sarees and Dhoties Scheme.

Free Dhoti and Saree Tamil Nadu Contact Number

Address: Revenue Administration, Disaster Management and Mitigation, Ezhilagam Building, Chepauk Chennai 600005. 
Phone: 044-28414550, 28410540 & 28410541 

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