Jayalalithaa inaugurated the 300,000 litre per day plant at Gummudipoondi near here through video conferencing from the secretariat here.
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 litre 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.
--IANS (Posted on 15-09-2013)