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Literacy level low among Scheduled Castes in Telangana: NCSC chairman

It is pointed that out of Rs14,375 crore fund allocated by the state for SC community under the Act, only Rs 7,170 crore has been spent for welfare.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Welfare fund for Scheduled Castes amounting to Rs 7000 crore lies unused in Telangana

Though the government had allocated 16.3 per cent of the total Pragathi Paddu for SCs in the 2017-18 budget, the spending is not up to the mark.

published on : 17th February 2018

Aam Aadmi Party government to revamp scheduled caste welfare board

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government will revamp the scheduled caste (SC) welfare board that has been lying defunct for two years following  controversies regarding favouritism.

published on : 28th January 2018

Telangana: SC development dept sitting on Rs 1 crore sanctioned for building Ambedkar Bhavan

It has been over three years since two individuals representing the cause  of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe groups in Lalitha Bagh have  been struggling to get a building for providing free

published on : 20th January 2018

Stop asking collateral for loans: SC/ST businessman

At a one-day conclave, SC/ST entrepreneurs said that the norm reduced their chances of obtaining loans for business.

published on : 20th January 2018

TNIE EXCLUSIVE | Tamil Nadu village Sarvarajanpettai: Toilet, yes. Water, no. For Dalits, loos still a privilege

Sarvarajanpettai villagers have normalised caste divide so much that women from the BC households and SC households urinate and defecate on different lands.

published on : 10th January 2018

President seeks details of Karnataka’s SC/ST Sub Plan Act

The Karnataka government passing the Scheduled Caste Sub Plan and Tribal Sub Plan (Planning , Allocation and Utilisation of Financial Resources) Act, setting aside 23 per cent of funds in proportion.

published on : 8th January 2018

Scholarships for SCs, STs, OBCs, EBCs to be given through Direct Benefit Transfer in Bihar

A decision was also taken to link bank accounts of beneficiaries of various subsidies and scholarships so that they could be provided with their entitlements through RTGS/NEFT.

published on : 19th December 2017

Free entrance exams coaching for Scheduled Caste students in Delhi

The Delhi government has approved free entrance coaching to Scheduled Caste students for various competitive examinations.

published on : 13th December 2017

Two Acts nail the culprits

For two of the eight convicts in the case who were awarded double death sentences, one was served under the provisions of SC Act.

published on : 13th December 2017

Arvind Kejriwal launches free entrance coaching for SC/ST students

Under the "Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Viskas Yojana", the Delhi government will provide free coaching for SC/ST students through known and established coaching institutions.

published on : 10th December 2017

SC/STs in Delhi can apply for employment loan via app

Loans under Delhi Self-employment Scheme can be applied through the app and Gautam said the current process by which the loans were sanctioned was caught in red tape.

published on : 9th December 2017

Supreme Court rules abusing scheduled caste, scheduled tribe person over phone in public place criminal offence

Supreme Court has ruled that using casteist remarks over phone in a public place against the SC and ST category amount to criminal offence warranting a jail of a maximum five.

published on : 19th November 2017

Five-judge Bench to review job promotion quota for Scheduled Castes and Tribes

A five-judge Constitution Bench will decide whether an 11-year-old Supreme Court judgment on reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in job promotions needed to be revisited.

published on : 15th November 2017

High Court stays probe against Bharathiar University vice-chancellor

The Madras High Court has stayed a probe against Bharathiar University Vice-Chancellor A Ganapathy over alleged offences under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Act.

published on : 14th November 2017
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