Scheme

Scheme to provide financial assistance to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribe family members who are victims of atrocities.

Mission

Article of the Constitution of India states,
"The State shall safeguard the educational and economic interests of the weaker sections of the population, especially the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, and protect them from social injustice and all forms of exploitation."

FAQ

Do the victims of atrocities belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes get financial assistance through the Social Welfare Department?
Ans: Yes.


How much financial assistance does the Social Welfare Department provide to the victims of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes?
Ans: Financing is given according to the nature of the crime.


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THE SCHEDULED CASTES AND THE SCHEDULED TRIBES
(PREVENTION OF ATROCITIES) ACT, 1989

An Act to prevent the commission of offences of atrocities against the members of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes, to provide for 1 [Special Courts and the Exclusive Special Courts] for the trial of such offences and for the relief and rehabilitation of the victims of such offences and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

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