Tamilnadu CM, Jayalalitha introduced Budget Hotels in the Chennai city that are run by women self-help groups. The restaurant offers idli (100 gram) for a rupee, sambar rice (350 gram) for Rs. 5 and curd rice (350 gram) for Rs. 3. They decide to establish 200 budget canteens in the city. As a part it they have launched in 15 zones initially. Chennai corporation is going to establish nearly 200 budget hotels by the end of March. These hotels that started on the birthday of Jayalalitha were handed over to self help groups. The main aim of this scheme is to provide employment to nearly 2,500 women. But they decided not to give any parcels from these canteens.