Government to develop places related to Ambedkar

To develop the places associated with B R Ambedkar, the central government has allocated funds of around Rs 30 crore.

As part of the 125th birth anniversary of Ambedkar, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot approved the allocation of the additional funds.

"Out of the total Rs 28.81 crore, 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," the minister said in a statement issued here.

"Also 50% of the amount allocated for Deeksha Bhoomi has already been released to the District Collector, Nagpur, to speed up the work," it added.

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