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DICCI: Let Dalits get priority as entrepreneurs, and for studying abroad

Dalit Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DICCI), an organization of Dalit entrepreneurs, organized a programme on 13 October 2018, at Patna, in which issues ranging from Dalit identity to Dalit entrepreneurship were discussed threadbare. A memorandum was also submitted to the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Forward Press reports

A Dalit-Adivasi Entrepreneurs meet was organized under the aegis of DICCI on 13 October 2018 at Patna. A declaration adopted at the meet demanded priority to Dalits in all fields of economic activity – ranging from contractorship to entrepreneurship. It was also demanded that the Dalit students should be given Dr Ambedkar Overseas Scholarship for studies abroad. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar assured that the demands would be considered positively.

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