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May 29, 2016
Karunanidhi asks Modi to include Dalit Christians, fishermen in SC/ST listDMK Chief M Karunanidhi requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to include Dalit Christians and the fishermen community in Scheduled Tribes (ST) list
May 25, 2016
Cabinet approves draft bill to increase scheduled tribe beneficiariesThe new communities given the scheduled tribe status will be able to derive benefits of all major schemes
Feb 29, 2016
Budget 2016: Cabinet approves Stand-up India; govt allocates Rs 500 cr to support SC/ST, women entrepreneursGovernment has allocated Rs 500 crore for scheduled caste, scheduled tribes and women entrepreneurs in the Budget under the Stand Up India scheme.
Mar 23, 2015
Are scheduled tribes losing out in the job market? NSSO data suggests soUnemployment rates for people with secondary level and above education was highest for scheduled tribes (men and women, rural and urban) – 6.8 per cent against 5.8 per cent for scheduled castes, 4.8 per cent for other backward classes and 4.5 per cent for `others’.
Mar 15, 2015
Literacy rates of Scheduled Tribes far below national average, says parliamentary panelDespite government efforts to promote education among the Scheduled Tribes (STs),their literacy rates as compared to the national average have remained low.
Jan 21, 2015
India leads malnutrition chart in South Asia: Tribals, scheduled castes worse offIndia has always struggled with a malnutrition problem, and unfortunately in a recent study by Unicef has revealed that one million children under five dying in India due to malnutrition related causes.
Oct 07, 2013
Chhattisgarh: Has BJP govt’s policies driven SCs to the Congress fold?The BJP government’s decision to reduce the reservation limit for the SCs in the government jobs from 16% to 12% has caused heartburn in the community.
Jun 27, 2013
Centre mulling law to prevent diversion of SC/ST funds: SeljaExpressing serious concern over diversion of funds meant for welfare of SCs and STs, Union Social Justice and Empower Minister Kumari Selja today said the Centre is considering a law to check it