Besides, the Chief Minister also inaugurated a gym set up at a cost of Rs 50 lakhs aimed at benefitting the government employees, an official release said.

The Namakkal Kavignar Maligai renovated at a cost of Rs 28 crore, comprises of centralised air-condition facility and 1,700 square metre of landscape aimed at providing a dust-free environment, it said.

For the benefit of the 6,000 employees who work at various departments in the Secretariat, Jayalalithaa inaugurated a new gym for men and women, the release said.

The Budget Session which began on Thursday is expected to go on till August 12.

(Agencies)

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