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Home Minister Amit Shah launches number of govt projects in Tripura

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 09, Mar 2022
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday launched a number of government projects at Anandanagar located at peripheries of Agartala city.

Shah first participated in the Bhumi Pujan ritual of the National Forensic Science University and later laid the foundation stone.

Addressing the function at Anandanagar, Shah said, the National Forensic Science University opened in Tripura will help the North East in many ways.

Shah said the courses offered in Forensic Science University include analysis of drug, criminology, DNA and fingerprint analysis which will help the region to fight the challenges like drug addiction, insurgency.  

He said, this is the first NFSU campus in the NE region and it will invite students from different parts of the country as well.

He said in the last four years, Tripura has come a long way. Today, another important scheme is being launched, the state policy for women empowerment, the new scheme offers special assistance to the women working in different fields.

He said that 33 percent reservation has been given to women. Apart from that, special assistance in higher education, similar reservation policy in educational institutes, 50 percent subsidy for women startups and 50 percent reservation for women in the government market sheds.

Another important programme that was launched by Shah was a special scheme for tea garden workers.

He said there are more than 7,000 families dependent on 56 tea estates spread across the state. Through this special scheme, several benefits such as priority household status, social pension, health insurance etc. will be extended to the tea garden workers.

Sources : News on AIR