NCSC to hold two-day review meeting of Rajasthan government from August 24

Jaipur, August 23. The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) will hold a two-day state-level review meeting from August 24 .

The NCSC delegation, led by Chairman Vijay Sampla, will conduct the meeting with the minister of social justice and empowerment, chief secretary, director general of police (DGP), principal secretaries and other senior officers of the ministries and departments of the Rajasthan government, on August 24 and August 25.

NCSC vice chairman Arun Halder, commission members Subhash Ramnath Pardhi and Anju Bala, and other senior officers of the commission, will also be present in the review meeting.

At first, the NCSC delegation will conduct a meeting with scheduled castes members of parliament (MPs), members of legislative assembly (MLAs), and EX-MPs/MLAs on August 24, followed by a meeting with representatives of Scheduled Castes Welfare Associations and NGOs.
Also on Wednesday, NCSC will review the progress of various schemes for economic and social welfare of scheduled castes, centrally sponsored schemes, central sector schemes, and state government’s schemes including—housing land, employment, scholarships and other related schemes meant for scheduled castes, rehabilitation of persons engaged in manual scavenging and others.

However, on August 25, Vijay Sampla and NCSC officials will review the cases of atrocities against the SC community, which are registered and disposed of by the police or court under SC/ST PoA Act (as amended). NCSC will also review payment of compensation and additional assistance to victims, as well as other provisions available as per law.