Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Minister S.P. Shanmuganathan inaugurated the extension of Annadhanam scheme at Madhavaperumal Temple, Mylapore on Sunday, Sept.11.
This annadhanam scheme was extended to 106 more temples benefiting in total 1.25 crore devotees a year.
Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J. Jayalalithaa initially launched this scheme in March 2002.
Present on the occasion was M. Rajaram and M. Kalaivanan, Secretary and Commissioner, HR & CE, and R. Rajalakshmi, MLA, Mylapore.