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Coimbatore

Thirty transgenders get green houses

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The Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration minister, S P Velumani today handed over 30 green houses, with solar energy to transgenders.

The houses at a cost of Rs.63 lakh, were located at Panjukattupudur in Karamadai Panchayat in the district, with individual toilets costing Rs.17,000 each.

Handing over the houses, Velumani said that there are 332 transgenders in thedistrict and 325 were already issued ration cards, 51 were getting old age pension. While 10 have been given Aadhar card, 128 more are in the process, he said.

As promised by the party supremo, Jayalalithaa, the government has already completed three lakh green houses across the State, he said, adding that in the last four years 1,297 green houses, at a cost of Rs.2,423 lakh were constructed in the district, including 286 for weavers.

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