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New Delhi: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has allocated an additional fund of Rs 28.81 crore for the development of places related to Dr B R Ambedkar of which Rs. 9.41 crore has been given for renovation of 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 Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and 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.