Maharashtra State Lottery
Maharashtra State Lottery has been in existance from 12th April 1969. The Finance Department of the State initiated the lottery to prevent cheating of the common people by miscreants through illegal gambling schemes like Matka. The State run lottery is totally trustworthy and provides an opportunity to the citizens to win a large prize amount from a very small investment and fulfill their dreams. The revenue generated from the lottery sales also helps the State to improve the infrastructure, provide health and education facilities, enhance the status of women and child welfare, for agriculture sector etc. Simultaneously many unemployed persons are engaged in sale of lottery tickets and provide them with full time or part time employment.
Achievements so far
Maharashtra State Lottery has produced many happy winners and more than 2327 persons have become Lakhpatis in last 5 years. The prize money has helped them to invest in their business or agriculture activities, buy a vehicle or a tractor or to purchase house or for the education of their children. Each draw is conducted publicly before a panel of Judges. The draw is done either by an electric machine or by selecting numbers from drums. The draws are completely transparent and trustworthy. In the transition of 42 years, Maharashtra State Lottery proved its motto 'Reputed and Trustworthy'.