One of the major poll promises that brought back the AIADMK to power was the Amma two Wheeler scheme. It will be kick started on the 24th of February it being the 70th birth anniversary of Jayalalithaa. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will launch the scheme that aims at providing Rs25,000/ or 50 % subsidy to working women for buying two wheelers.
The women should be in the age group of 18 to 40 years and should have an annual income of less than Rs 2.5 lakhs.Preference would be given to. widows, disabled women, families run by women and transgenders.Only one person per family was eligible for the scheme. This scheme will cost the exchequer Rs 200 crores every year.