He Struggles to Pay His Daughter’s College Fees but Provides Meals to the Needy for Re. 1 Tanaya Singh August 20, 2016 Changemakers, Inspirational, Tamil Nadu Take a one-rupee coin. Go out to the market. And bring back a packet of food that contains rice, curry, sambar, and rasam. Sounds possible? Ask V. Venkatraman, a resident of Erode in Tamil Nadu, and he will tell you that it actually is. He has been providing such meals to the poor and needy since the past eight years. And this is how he does it.