Kerala Lottery was established in 1967 was the first of its kind in India that was started under the lottery department by the Government of Kerala, after banning all private lotteries. The idea of bringing the lottery system first sprouted the then Finance Minister of the state, Shri. P. K. Kunju Sahib 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
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 which are those types of Kerala Lotteries that comes as seasonal like Bumper lotteries Vishu, Monsoon, Summer etc.
Akshaya Lottery is one of the most popular lotteries of Kerala that comes every Wednesday at 4 p.m. where the Kerala state lottery department announces the name of the winners. The ticket of the Akshaya lottery costs only Rs. 30, that gives the prize money of 65 lakhs for the first and 5 Lakhs for the second and 1 lakh for the third winner. Maximum up to 63 Lakhs tickets can be printed.
The Prize Structure of Akshaya Lottery
The first prize of Akshaya is 65, 00,000 INR, in which the commission of the agent is included which is is 6, 50,000 INR. But the second prize is given to 7 people from each of the series. The second Prize of Akshaya Lottery is 14,00,000 in total, that means a single person will win 2,00,000 INR while the commission on the prize is 1,40,000 in total. Except the first and second prize, all other result of Akshaya Lottery Depends on the amount of sale of tickets.
Documents every winner has to submit when claiming the prize of Akshaya Lottery
- Voter ID card or Passport or Driving License
- PAN Card of the person is must to claim the prize.
- Address proof- Any of these- Driving License or Passport or Voter ID Card
- Two Photographs.
Submitting of 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 is important to claim the prize money of the Akshaya Lottery.
How to Claim Prizes of 1, 00,000 INR or Below
The prize amounted to RS. 1, 00,000 or under the winners must submit the information to the lottery district offices or directorate of Kerala state lotteries department. However, winners also need to mention the information regarding their addresses and signatures in the back of the lottery ticket.