Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan
Honorable Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan said "The scheme will provide financial assistance to poor persons suffering from cancer, hemophilia, kidney and heart diseases and for palliative care"
Sri.S.Karthikeyan I A S
Director, Lotteries Department said "Karunya even attracted those who were not in the habit of trying their luck. The government is working out the modalities for the effective disbursement of the fund"
Dr. T.M. Thomas Issac
Minister of Finance, Law and Housing of Kerala Chairman
Karunya Benevolent Fund said "The health scheme was aimed at financing treatment expenses of poor sections in the society from the revenue earned from Karunya Lottery ".
Sri. A.K. Antony
Former Minister of Defence
Inaugurated 'Karunya Benevolent Fund' aimed at providing financial aid for poor people suffering from serious ailments, by raising funds through lottery.