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Chairs in Universities Named After Eminent Women

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The Ministry of Women and Child Development will set up 10 chairs in Universities in different fields to carry out research activities to encourage women. The chairs will be named after eminent women administrators, artists, scientists, and social reformers and launched with the assistance of the University Grants Commission (UGC). The proposed chairs- Devi Ahilyabai Holkar (administration), Mahadevi Varma (literature), Rani Gaidinliu (Freedom Fighter North East), Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi (Medicine and Health), Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi (performing art), Amrita Devi (Forest Wild Life Conservation), Lilavati (mathematics), Kamala Sohonie (Science), Lal Ded (Poetry and Mysticism) and Hansa Mehta (Educational Reforms).