Tamil Nadu CM free masks scheme 2020 for ration card holder
Amidst the Covid-19 breakout, the Tamil Nadu government started a scheme where the people will be provided with free face mask. The scheme is called CM Free Masks Scheme, and under the scheme the government will distribute mask to the people who have ration card. It is believed that, with the help of the scheme 69 lakh families will be benefited. The article is going to give you an in-depth idea about the scheme.
|Name of the scheme||CM Free Masks Scheme|
|Launch date||July, 2020|
|Launched by||Tamil Nadu government|
|Launch in||Tamil Nadu|
|Target people||The ration card holder|
Tamil Nadu Free Masks Scheme
- 1 Tamil Nadu Free Masks Scheme
- 2 Eligibility criteria
- 3 Required documents
- 4 How to apply for the scheme
- 5 Tamil Nadu Free Masks Scheme FAQs
Objective of the scheme–
As per the rule of the scheme, the government will distribute 4.44 crore masks to the people from the ration shops; the masks are reusable.
Number of beneficiaries-
According to the survey, there are 2.08 crore ration cards and 6.74 crore beneficiaries.
Budget of the scheme–
The government has invested 30.07 crore rupees for distributing mask in state.
Mode of work-
Till now only phase 1 has started, and in this phase 45 lakh masks have been distributed to the people of Greater Chennai Corporation.
Number of masks–
As per the rule of the scheme, each member of a family will get two reusable masks from the ration shop.
Zones of Chennai–
The Chennai city is divided in fifteen zones, and government has started with one zone to distribute the mask in phase 1.
Resident of the state-
You need to be the permanent resident of the state to get the benefit of the scheme.
At least one of the family members has to have ration card to get the free mask.
To get the free masks from the ration shop you need to carry the ration card to your nearest ration shop.
How to apply for the scheme
You do not have to apply for the scheme separately. If you hold the ration card then you will get the mask from the ration shops.
It seems that wearing mask will be a new normal and in some places of Chennai the cases are rising. The government is trying to implement new law where mask will be mandatory. And this is the reason masks will be distributed to the people from the ration shops. Mask is the effective weapon to prevent the transmission and that is the reason, government is distributing masks to the people. To make sure everyone in the state has mask, the government linked it with ration card.
Tamil Nadu Free Masks Scheme FAQs
Tamil Nadu Free Masks Scheme
- What is Tamil Nadu mask distribution scheme?
Ans. The TN govt. will provide free masks through ration shops.
- How to get the mask?
Ans. You need to visit to nearest ration shop with your ration card.
- Is there any deadline?
- How many mask one will get?
Ans. 2 per person