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Jayalalithaa allocates Rs 1,000 cr to construct 1lakh houses for cyclone-affected

PTI Chennai | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on September 01, 2012

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has allocated Rs 1,000 crore for the construction of 90,000 houses in Cuddalore and 10,000 houses in Viluppuram.

The Tamil Nadu Government would construct one lakh concrete houses for the people in Cuddalore and Viluppuram districts, hit badly by cyclone Thane last year.

Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa today announced allocation of Rs 1,000 crore for the project under which 90,000 houses would be constructed in Cuddalore and 10,000 houses in Viluppuram.

Each house, measuring 200 sq ft, would cost Rs 1 lakh, an official release said.

After the severe cyclonic storm that hit the State on December 30 last leaving a trail of destruction, the Chief Minister had announced that her Government would construct one lakh houses for those affected by the storm fury in these two districts.

Published on September 01, 2012
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