Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has allocated additional funds of Rs. 28.81 Crore for the development of places related to Dr. B R 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.
These allocations have been approved by Shri 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.