Jayalalithaa inaugurated the 300,000 liter per day plant at Gummudipoondi through video conferencing from the Secretariat.

She also bought the first water bottle for Rs 10 from Transport Minister V Senthil Balaji.

According to the government, similar water plants will be set up in nine other districts. The government said the railways sell one liter water bottle for Rs 15 and private players retail it for Rs 20.

Amma Mineral Water will be sold at bus stations and on long distance buses.

(Agencies)

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