Mysuru: With the Congress government planning to have a grand launch of Gruha Lakshmi scheme in Mysuru on August 30, the City is witnessing hectic activities at the Maharaja’s College Ground. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will launch the scheme which entails a monthly assistance of Rs 2,000 to every woman head of the family in the State. Gruha Lakshmi scheme is one of the five guarantees of the Congress party promised during the election.
To ensure its success, the district administration has asked all taluk and district level officials not to take leave from August 28 to August 30. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is on a tour in Mysuru and AICC president Mallikarjun Kharge and other senior leaders of the party are expected to attend the event. Over 1.5 lakh women beneficiaries from Mysuru, Chamarajanagar, Mandya and Kodagu will take part in the event.
Women and Child Welfare Minister Laxmi Hebbalkar is also camping in the City to oversee the preparations.