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The History of VGP Housing is nothing but the history of VG Panneer Das, a pioneer in several creative ventures. A poor Christian from a remote village called Azhagappa Puram near Valliyur in Tirunelvelli District , Tamil Nadu and worked as a Assistant in a Ration Shop in Saidapet, Chennai. He worked hard, with head and heart, and soon established his own tea shop in 1954 besides News paper vending along with his younger brother VG Santhosam. Not content with just that and bolstered with the arrival of his youngest brother V.G.Selvaraj in 1960.

In 1955, he opened a shop selling items such as alarm clocks, watches and wall clocks. He was the pioneer in South India to introduce Hire Purchase for everyday goods. He built the VGP company from virtually nothing to its present status as a group of companies including retail, real estate and property development, resorts and amusement parks.

He pioneered the idea of "Buy now... pay later" A concept unheard in those days. The organization which he founded has been a remarkable success during the last five and half decades. He was an exemplary citizen of India, with the interest of the employees and compassion for the poor. The rest is history.

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VGP Housing is the flagship company under VGP Group. VGP Housing is the main core house building company since the year 1972. To its credit, it has developed so far 250 townships in thousand of acres of lands in the rural areas of Chennai and in all the cities and towns of Tamil Nadu besides Hyderabad and Banglore.