PM Modi launches subsidised ‘Amma’ two-wheeler scheme in TN

CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the subsidised scooter scheme for working women on the occasion of RPT the occasion of the 70th birth anniversary celebrations of late leader Jayalalithaa.

It was launched in the presence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam, among others.

The scheme, with a subsidy component of 50 per cent upto Rs 25,000 for working women, was launched by Modi, who handed over the keys and registration certificate copies to five women beneficiaries.

He also launched 70-lakh tree sapling planting drive to commemorate the 70th birth anniversary celebrations of late Jayalalithaa.

The beneficiaries included women who worked in the private sector, an accountant, a salesperson and an assistant in a private store. (AGENCIES)