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North East students to have first of it’s kind facilities at Top universities across the country

  • An amount of Rs 11 crore has been released for the construction of JNU hostel for north eastern students in Delhi.
  • This is the first of its kind hostel in JNU.
  • The hostel will have 224 rooms and accommodates 424 students.
    • Out of 224 rooms, 24 rooms have been assigned for Divyang students.
    • The remaining rooms will be occupied by equal number of boys and girls i.e 200 boys and 200 girls.
    • The four storey hostel will be built in approximately one and a half acre area.
    • The construction work will start in the coming weeks.
  • Hostel for North Eastern girl students, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister in Bengaluru recently, has also become functional.
  • In addition to these hostels, the land acquisition process has started for the Rohini hostel for North eastern students studying in colleges and institutions related to Delhi University
    • Rs 2.5 crore has been released to DDA.
    • The hostel will be built in an area of about 5 acres.
  • North Eastern Cultural and Information Centre to be set up in Dwarka in New Delhi
    • The estimated cost of the project is about Rs. 50 crore.
    • This Centre will act as a cultural and convention/information hub of the North Eastern Region in Delhi.
    • It will be constructed at par with the international standards and will have a library-cum-reading room with material on North Eastern Region, an art gallery showcasing the North East.
  • Ministers will soon start their visits to North east region to have a first-hand knowledge and ground realities of the people there.

The development of north eastern region has been the priority for the Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The Government will make all efforts for the implementation of ongoing development projects in North East and will take measures to introduce new projects for the benefit of people of North East. – Dr. Jitendra Singh (Ministry of Development of North-East Region)

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