IGNOU Offers Free Education for Transgenders

Posted on:03 Jul 2017 11:29:15
IGNOU Offers Free Education for Transgenders
03 July 2017 Current Affairs: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the world’s largest open university, now offers higher education free of cost for its transgender students in all the courses that the University grants.

Background Fact: In a landmark judgement in April 2014, the apex court accorded "third gender" status to transgenders, directing the Centre to treat them as socially and economically backwards.

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