Prime Minister launches Amma two-wheeler scheme in Tamil Nadu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched subsidised Amma two-wheeler Scheme meant for working women on the occasion of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s 70th birth anniversary. He also launched 70-lakh tree sapling planting drive.
Amma two-wheeler Scheme
Under the scheme, every beneficiary will be given 50% of cost of a two-wheeler or grant of Rs. 25,000. It will cover one lakh working women every year. The subsidised scooter scheme for working women is an electoral promise of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. During the 2016 Assembly election, she had promised 50% subsidy for women to purchase two-wheelers.