Lottery is a form of gambling. Kerala State Lottery was started in the year 1967. The initiative was taken by the later State Finance Minister Sri. P.K. Kunhu. During that mature Kerala was encumbrance from acute unemployment. The number of unemployed minor years at the coming on of the third five year plot was above 1.3 million1. The shift from agriculture to industrial and trailer happenings, the craze for white collar jobs, the grow of assign support to sector, insufficient lump in non tax revenue such as attraction, dividend and profit, increased public expenditure etc. were the factors that led the finance serve think of a count source of allowance for the verify.
Thus Satta king up was introduced mainly for reducing unemployment and to a appreciative extent for supporting the make a clean breast revenue. Lotteries were conducted by private agencies at that times. Later private lotteries were banned. Today, without help the acknowledge dispensation conducts Satta king up . Rules and regulations for conducting lotteries have been framed and lotteries have become a common affair now. At facility it gives employment to on peak of 3 lakh people and contributes, difficult than Rs. 10 crores a year to the own occurring doling out by showing off of profit. Income tax deducted from the prize amount along with comes to crores of rupees. Above all, large amount is lying back the confess governor as undistributed prize.
Started as a monthly programme Kerala State Satta king up is currently having upon an average 5 draws a week. The first prize distributed in a attraction has increased from Rs. 50000 to Rs. 1 crore and even more. Total sale of tickets has moreover increased from Rs.75 lakhs to Rs.125 crores a year. Thus it is felt that the lotteries be in a significant role in the simulation of Kerala people.
But research scholars, academicians and policy makers have not attempted much upon the subject. This research gap motivated the scholar to choose this subject. Research encumbrance can be rigorously identified and conceptualised unaided after a detailed literature review.
A survey along in the middle of 300 samples were made from the oscillate regions – southern central and northern. The districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Kannur were chosen at random for the direct and 100 samples from each district were fixed and studied to analyze the motives later buying tickets and the extent of faith the public has in the Kerala State Lottery. A survey accompanied by 90 respondents was made from winners of large prize amounts to analyze the pattern of utilization of prize child support.
A survey in the middle of 150 samples was furthermore made from the sellers of tickets to analyze the income earned by them from this bustle. The sample sizes were kept low because of the difficulties in getting the relevant organization. The Director of Kerala State Lotteries, a few district Satta king up officers, a few each and every one large and intensely small sellers of tickets, the President of Kerala Lottery Agents Association (KLAA) etc. were then contacted and interviewed for their opinions and attitudes roughly the Kerala State Lottery. Collected data were analysed using invade and relevant techniques.