Chidambaram inaugurates housing complex for the poor in Andhra Pradesh

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Kalkiri/ Tirumala (Andhra Pradesh), June 3 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram inaugurated 'Indiramma', a housing complex constructed specially for the impoverished families under a programme of the State government here on Wednesday.

The complex, which has 1,600 houses, has been built in the State's Chittoor district with support of the Central Government.

Chidambaram said that the Central Government would continue to support such public welfare programmes liberally.

"As long as we have the wise leadership of Dr. Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi, we will continue to grow at a very fast rate and if we continue to grow at a very fast rate, money will not be a problem for implementing programmes," said Chidambaram.

The housing colony constructed for the poor was inaugurated along with the other welfare programmes.

"We are spending nearly six crore of rupees on the 'Indiramma' houses that have been completed today," said Chidambaram.

The Home Minister later visited the famous Tirumala temple to offer prayers to Lord Venkateswara. (ANI)

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