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Scheduled Caste Welfare - Policies / Acts / Rules / Codes / Circular

The Scheme provides Central assistance to State Governments on a 50:50 basis (100% to the UTs) for the measures undertaken/proposed by them for effective implementation of both the Acts namely Protection of Civil Rights Act 1955 and the SCs and STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989.

1. The Protection of Civil Rights (PCR) Act 1955


2. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities): POA Act, 1989


Information on the Appointment of Nodal Officers by State Governments / Union Territory Administration in accordance with Rule 9 of Scheduled caste and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rule, 1995

The Nodal Officers have been appointed in the States/UTs of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhatisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland,, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, West Bengal, Chandigarh, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Delhi and Pondicherry.

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