|Headlines Vol. 3 Issue No. 21||February 7 - 21, 2005|
Tripura government introduces online lottery to augment its revenue resources.
The first draws of the Online Lottery will start from February 4 in the Directorate of Small Savings, Group Insurance and Institutional Finance at the Civil Secretariat Complex here.There will be 24 draws daily under different weekly schemes namely Catch-5, Friday Catch 5 Sapphire, Friday Catch 5 Topaz, Saturday Catch 5 Silver, Saturday Catch 5 Sapphire, Sunday Catch 5 Gold, Sunday Catch 5 Silver and so on.
In a week 168 lotteries
will be played. Price of each ticket is Rs five per bet. Tripura Online
Lottery tickets will be marketted by the Marketting Agent Videocon
International Ltd in Maharastra, Goa, Punjab, Haryana and Sikkim.All
draws will be held under the supervision of a Committee of Judges consisting
not less than three members nominated by the Director, Small Savings, Group
Insurance and Institutional Finance among the gazetted officers of state
government and from among non-official person and a representative from
Marketing Agent, Videocon International Ltd, the sources added.
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