New Delhi: Grapevine has it that the name of BL Meena is doing the rounds for the post of CEO, Dr Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC). Meena current holds the post of Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. If sources are to be believed, a proposal in this regard is under consideration at the ministry. However, it’s hard to tell if Meena will get a nod from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The DAIC was inaugurated in December last year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and was envisioned as a pivotal centre for research on social and economic issues.
Dr Ambedkar International Centre
Dr Ambedkar International Centre at 15 Janpath, New Delhi was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on December 7, 2017. As per the announcement of the Prime Minister this Centre is be a Centre of Excellence for study, research, analysis and Policymaking in the field of Socio-Economic Transformation. The main focus of the Centre will be to reduce Socio-political and economic inequalities by conducting rigorous and authoritative research. The total area of the state-of-the-art Centre is 3.25 acre and built-up area is 22443.00sq. metre with two-level basement parking for 200 cars.
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