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Kerala Lottery

Kerala Lottery since its inception have always fascinated and has exerted a multi-faceted influence over the life of the Keralites. Late Shri. P. K. Kunju Sahib then Finance Minister of Kerala was the one who gave the idea of bringing the conduct of lottery under a State Government , who envisaged revenue from sale of lotteries as a major source of non-tax revenue for the state, at the same time providing a stable income source for the poor and the common. Within no time, the department has grown throughout the length and breadth of Kerala by contributing to the needful.

Today, Kerala State Lotteries comprises a wide networking of more than 18000 registered agents and more than 1,50,000 retail sellers, spreading over 14 districts. It is a major benefactor to the development of the state, generating self-employment opportunities for the poor and the common and a source of poverty eradication. The department gives away lakhs of prizes a week, through its seven weekly lotteries seven weekly lotteries viz. Pratheeksha, Dhanasree, Win-Win, Akshaya, Bhagyanidhi, Karunya and Pournami lotteries and six bumper lotteries.

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Structure of Kerala Lottery Department

The Lottery Department is headed by the Director of State Lotteries and assisted by an Additional Director and a Joint Director.The Directorate has 3 Deputy Directors and four District lottery officers (HQ) in Administrative position. Among others, the Directorate also comprises of a Finance officer, Publicity Officer, Accounts Officer (IA) and two Senior Auditors.The Finance Officer is appointed on deputation from the Government Secretariat and the Senior Auditors are appointed on deputation from the Accountant General’s Office. The Publicity Officer is appointed on deputation from the Public Relations Department, Government Secretariat.

Two Deputy Directors Supervise the Sales and Prize sections while Another Deputy Director controls the printing related matters.Finance Officer see to the matter of Budget, and Internal Audit Wing in the Directorate. And Publicity Section is functioning under the supervision of the Publicity Officer.

Kerala Lotteries Weekly

Sl.No

Name

Day

I Prize

Cost of ticket

1

Win -Win

Monday

Rs.50 Lakhs

Rs.20

2

Dhanasree

Tuesday

Rs.65 Lakhs

Rs.40

3

Akshaya

Wednesday

Rs 25 Lakhs

Rs. 20

4

Pratrheeksha

Thursday

Rs 75 Lakhs

Rs. 40

5

Bhagyanidhi

Friday

Rs 40 Lakhs + Innova Car

Rs. 20

6

Karunaya

Saturday

Rs 1 Crore

Rs. 50

7

Pournami

Sunday

Rs 51 Lakhs

Rs. 20

Kerala Bumper Lotteries

Sl.No

Name

Prize

1

Vishu Rs 2,00,00,000

2

Pooja Rs 2,00,00,000

3

Monsoon Rs 2,00,00,000

4

Thiruvonam Rs 5,00,00,000+ 1 Kg Sovereign

5

Xmas- New year Rs 2,00,00,000+ 101 Sovereign

6

Summer Rs 2,00,00,000

The number of tickets to be printed and the number of series are decided by the Director.The department has taken all possible steps for secure printing. As an added security feature,random numbering and barcode are adopted in tickets.All the printing works are done in Government Presses.

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