The relief will be credited to the farmer's bank account.
Rangasamy said the government is planning to provide free clothing (saree, dhoti/lungi, towel, and other items) to poor families during Pongal.
Leader of the Opposition and DMK state organizer R Siva has demanded that the Chief minister reveal who blocks the payment of rain relief of Rs 5,000 as well as the free rice and sugar.
Tamil Nadu govt seeks Rs 2,629 crore aid from Centre for relief, restoration works in rain-hit areas
Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Chief Minister MK Stalin over the telephone on the damages caused by recent rains in Tamil Nadu and assured assistance from the Union Government.