DU Women's Hostels Receive ₹272 Crore Under Nirbhaya Fund: Smriti Irani

DU Women's Hostels Receive ₹272 Crore Under Nirbhaya Fund: Smriti Irani

Last Updated Mar - 22 - 2024, 09:56 PM | Source : NDTV | Visitors : 11

Union Minister Smriti Irani announced that the Ministry of Women and Child Development has allocated ₹272 crore from the Nirbhaya Fund for residential housing f
DU Women's Hostels Receive ₹272 Crore Under Nirbhaya Fund: Smriti Irani

Union Minister Smriti Irani said on Thursday that the Ministry of Women and Child Development has sanctioned ₹ 272 crore for residential housing for girls and working women studying at Delhi University via the Nirbhaya Fund.

"Aligned with PM Narendra Modi's vision of Viksit Bharat, this initiative empowers working women and girls pursuing higher education," she added in the post.

The funds will be used to provide 1,000 beds with enhanced security, CCTV surveillance, and gender-sensitive amenities at the women's hostels of Delhi University, she added.

Irani had announced the grant of funds from the Nirbhaya Fund for women's hostels at Delhi University on March 7.

She made the announcement while attending the Vikas Bharat Ambassador-Nari Shakti Conclave at Delhi University's north campus.

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