The GOI have sponsored a scheme called "Annapoorna" for providing food grains to the indigent Senior Citizens aged 65 years. The Government of Tamil Nadu is implementing this scheme from the year 2002-2003. Under this scheme, the eligible beneficiaries are being supplied 10 kg of rice on free of cost.
Monthly Government of India allotment : 720 M.Ts.
As per the orders of the Government, transport charges at Rs.50/- per quintal is settled by the District Collectors