Under the Finance Minister of the state Shri. P. K. Kunju Sahib, the Kerala State Lotteries were established in 1967, was the first attempt of such a kind of decision in India that was started under the lottery department by the Government of Kerala. The reason to take such a huge step is to abolish all private lotteries. The idea of bringing the lottery system first sprouted the then under the Ministry of Finance (Government of Kerala). The target was to provide employment and supporting the government finance without disturbing the public.
The Lottery Structure of Kerala Lottery
There is a lottery structure that Kerala government follows throughout the years, that comprises seven weekly lotteries and few seasonal. The weekly structure is like this: Win -Win on Monday, Dhanasree on Tuesday, Akshaya on Wednesday, Karunya Plus on Thursday, Bhagyanidhi on Friday, Karunya on Saturday and Pournami on Sunday.
Apart from these weekly lotteries there are categories like Bumper Lotteries too that comes as seasonal like: Bumper lotteries Vishu, Thiruvonam, Pooja, X’mas- new-year, Monsoon, Summer etc.
Karunya lottery activates every Saturday and costs only 50 rupees. it is the best selling ticket of the lottery department of Kerala. The best part of Karunya lottery is that the whole profit goes to charity. The profit money of this lottery goes to the medical service for the poor and also is being used for the people who are affected by deadly diseases but cannot afford to continue the medical treatment. Karunya lottery is also a important part of the daily Kerala Lottery Result.
The Prize Structure of Karunya Lottery
30 Lakh tickets is printed every week for Karunya lottery. The first prize is Rs 1,00,00,000 and the second prize is 50,00,000. Each of the prizes are to win by one individual only. But the third prize is 1,00,000 and 5 candidate from each series can win that.
Documents every winner has to submit when claiming the prize of Karunya Lottery
- Photo Id proof- Any of these: Voter ID card, Passport or Driving License
- PAN Card of the person (Winner).
- Address proof- Any of these- Driving License or Passport or Voter ID Card
- Two Photographs.
To claim the winning amount Submit the above documents when you go to the Kerala Lottery Department’s office for manual verification and also the self attested copies of all the mentioned documents to claim the prize money of the Karunya Lottery.
How to Claim Prizes of 1, 00,000 INR or Below
To claim the prize amount of Rs. 1, 00,000 or under one have to follow small procedure. The winners will have to submit the information to the lottery district offices or directorate of Kerala state lotteries department. The winners also need to mention the information regarding their addresses and signatures in the back of the lottery ticket to get the prize amount.