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More funds allocated for the development of places related to Dr. Ambedkar: Govt

More funds allocated for the development of places related to Dr. Ambedkar: Govt

India Blooms News Service | | 29 Jun 2016, 04:21 pm
New Delhi, June 29 (IBNS) Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has allocated additional funds of Rs. 28.81 Crore for the development of places related to Dr. BR. Ambedkar.

Out of these Rs. 9.41 Crore has been given for renovating Deeksha Bhoomi at Nagpur, Rs. 2.36 Crore for development of places at Mohad and Rs. 17.03 Crore for the development of places at Chincholi, read a government statement. 

These allocations have been approved by Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment as a part of 125th Birth anniversary celebrations of Dr. BR. Ambedkar. 

It may be pointed out that 50% of the amount allocated for Deeksha Bhoomi has already been released to the District Collector, Nagpur to speed up the work.