Chief Minister M K Stalin presented a gold investment bond for Rs 10 crore to the authorities of the Irukkakudi Mariamman Temple in Virudhu Nagar district at a function in the state secretariat.
The State government had classified the state into three zones, Chennai, Trichy and Madurai areas and constituted audit committees headed by retired High Court and Supreme Court judges for the gold investment bond scheme.
The committee of Irukkankudi temple segregated 27,250.500 grams of gold on April 1, 2022, under the supervision of the judge. The gold was handed over to the manager of the Sattur branch of the State Bank of India. On April 18, the gold was converted into pure gold bars at the refinery in Mumbai in the presence of the concerned judge and officials.