PM Narendra Modi inaugurates BR Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 23:51
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates BR Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi on Thursday. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, the complex is a fusion of Buddhist and present day architecture. It includes seminar as well as conference halls. He said it would be an important place for research on social and economic issues.

There are three auditoriums and an extensive library with a rich digital repository. The Prime Minister also launched Dr. Ambedkar International Centre For Socio-Economic Transformation.
Mr Modi said, this institution will show the way and further discussions on vital issues as well as encourage research, original thinking among the youth.

Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot, Minister of State Ramdas Athawale and Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Vijay Goel were also present at the event.

“The centre will prove to be an inspiration for the promotion of the thoughts and teachings of Dr Ambedkar. The centre will be an important place for research on social and economic issues,” the Prime Minister said. Modi said the government had developed five places related to Babasaheb Ambedkar into pligrimage spots.

He added that the five pilgrimage spots--in Delhi, Mumbai, Nagpur, Mhow and London--were like homage from the present generation.

“I think that this centre is for the youth, where they can see and understand the vision of Babasaheb Ambedkar,” the Prime Minister said. The centre, he said, was a fusion of Buddhist and modern architecture.
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