Thiruvananthapuram: The results of Kerala Lottery draw Karunya Plus (KN-101) will be declared at 2:30 pm on Thursday.
The Kerala government conducts the Karunya Plus weekly lottery. The lottery is drawn on every Thursday.
The results of the lottery are declared at Sree Chithra Home Auditorium, Pazhavangadi, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram.
While the first prize offered by Kerala Lottery Karunya Plus (KN-101) is Rs 1 crore, the second prize is Rs 15 lakh.
Proceeds from the sale of lottery tickets in Kerala soared from Rs.557 crore to a staggering Rs.5,696 crore during the five-year tenure of the present Oommen Chandy government.
Addressing reporters here on Wednesday after the weekly cabinet meeting, Chandy said the targeted figure for the current fiscal was Rs.6,250 crore. On February 29, the sales figure touched Rs.5,696 crore.
There were also two social objectives -- one aimed at providing a living to the thousands of lottery ticket sellers, and the other to set aside the profits for the Karunya Fund, set up to provide money for treatment of poor patients.
Over the years, the state-run lotteries department has never made a loss since its inception. The various lottery tickets have a weekly draw.
Currently, there are close to 40,000 authorised agents and over 100,000 retail sellers who sell tickets.