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Open letter to PM Modi: Dalits and Adivasis left out of ‘Sabka Vikas’

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  To,Hon’ble Prime Minister,Government of India,New Delhi Subject: Dalits Adivasis of this country are left out in Sabka Vikas Sir, Dalits and Adivasis are out of the caste system and the annals of history are full of evidence that almost every time they have to fight for their rights. Finance Minster gave tax cut of …

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National Coalition on SCP TSP condemns PMO for blocking Dalit Adivasi Budget Bill

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  National Coalition on SCP TSP Legislation condemns the Prime Minster’s Office for deliberately blocking the Dalit Adivasi Budget Bill [Via Beena J Pallical] The national coalition on SCP TSP Legislation (NACSTL) strongly condemns the PMO’s blocking the Bill from being placed in the Cabinet and on to the Parliament. It is engaging in delay …

Features

Dalits and Adivasis will plan their own development: Paul Divakar

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  Asha Kowtal interviewed Paul Divakar, Convenor of the National Coalition on SCP/TSP Legislation (Special Component Plan for the Scheduled Castes and the Tribal Sub-Plan for the Scheduled Tribes) about the SCP/TSP Bill, a few weeks ago. The text of the interview is featured below the video. {youtube}Yn7W3nPNEnE{/youtube}  Asha Kowtal: Jai Bhim Paul. Thank you …

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Maha Rally Held at Jantar Mantar to Support Dalit Agenda

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  All India Confederation of SC/ST Organizations New Delhi, 16 December, 2013. A massive rally was held today at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, in which a large number of SC/ST employees and sympathizers from all over the country,  under the banner of All India Confederation of SC/ST Organizations, participated. The rally was mainly held for …

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‘25 out of 100 is our RIGHT’: Dalits, Adivasis demand budget for addressing Urban Poverty Issues

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  National Coalition on SCP TSP Legislation ’25 out of 100 is our RIGHT’ New Delhi: On the death anniversary of their icon Baba Saheb Ambedkar, hundreds of Dalits and Adivasis gathered today at Jantar-Mantar in the heart of the capital to demand their rights which they have been constantly deprived of. On the second …

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SC/ST budget bill in the winter session: Jairam Ramesh assures

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  Date: December 4, 2013 Minister also promises to add strong gender component  [Via NCDHR] New Delhi. Jairam Ramesh has assured to bring the bill for the Central legislation on Special Component Plan (SCP) and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) in the coming winter session of the parliament itself. Union Minister for Rural Development made this …

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Scam in Union Budget 2013-14: SCs swindled of Rs. 41,737 Crores, STs of Rs. 17,051 Crores

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There is a Scam of Rs. 41,737 Crores for Scheduled Castes and Rs. 17,051 Crores for Scheduled Tribes in 2013-2014 Budget ~ Dr. Udit Raj, National Chairman, All India Confederation of SC/ST Organizations Dr. Udit Raj, National Chairman, All India Confederation of SC/ST Organizations said that in the Budget for 2013-2014 presented by the Finance …

Policy

Growth without Inclusion- At Whose Cost?

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Union Budget 2012-13 Response from Dalits and Tribals Dalit Arthik Adhikar Andolan/NCDHR* The Total Plan Expenditure of Union Budget 2012-13 BE is Rs.3,99,011 cr. For Special Component Plan (SCP) and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) Rs. 37113.03 cr. and Rs.21710.11 cr has been allocated which is altogether 9.3% (SCP) and 5.4% (TSP) as compared to the legitimate allocation of …

Policy

Loot of SC/ST funds in last year’s Union Budget

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  Karthik Navayan A February 2011 press release of the National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights Dalit Arthik Adhikar Andolan says:  * Once again UPA Denies SCs Rs.Cr. 24,570 in Scheduled caste Plan and STs Rs.Cr. 10530 in Tribal Sub Plan  * Together for SCs & STs, allocates only 4.03% for in both Plan and Non-plan budgets  *The …