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Stalin said the monthly honorarium has two purposes, to recognise the untiring works of women and to help women in living with self-respect.
This infusion of funds will fortify the cooperative banking network whose primary role is to provide credit support to farmers, officials said.
Many beneficiaries acknowledged the receipt of the honorarium, expressing their happiness and speaking of how the money was useful in meeting their immediate expenses.
According to the residents, out of the 552 women eligible for the scheme, 230 belong to the DMK party.
This fund can be spent only on SC/ST. The Centre and other states are following this method of allocation for all schemes.
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