The details of the Central Sponsored Schemes for welfare of Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes being implemented by Department of Social Justice & Empowerment along with fund allocated and expenditure of the Schemes during the last three years are at Annexure-I.

For the successful implementation of the Schemes, the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment undertakes steps like mandatory annual inspections by District Authorities, scrutiny of proposals by multidisciplinary State Level Grants-in-aid Committee, mandatory submission of audited statement of accounts and utilization Certificate and periodic review by holding meetings at national level, state level, district level and field visits. The Department also undertakes periodic review of the implementation of the schemes through third party evaluation studies. The studies have found that these schemes are achieving desired objectives and have recommended their continuation.


Annexure referred to in reply to part (a) to (d) of the Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 2295 for 15.03.2022

(Rs. In Crore)

SN Name of the SchemeFY 2018-19FY 2019-20FY 2020-21Remarks
1Pre-Matric Scholarship to the SC Students Studying in classes IX & X125.00115.40355.00352.30700.00569.52From the Financial year 2021-22, these schemes have been merged and rename as “Pre-Matric Scholarship to the SC Students And others”.
2Pre-Matric Scholarship to the Children of those engaged in occupations involving cleaning and prone to health hazards4.003.1230.0029.4027.0026.81
3Post matric Scholarship for SC6000.005928.162690.002711.313815.874010.16 
4Special Central Assistance to Scheduled Caste Sub Plan900.00897.251100.001114.30300.00387.00From the Financial year 2021-22, these schemes have been merged and rename as “ Pradhan Mantri –Anusuchit Jati Abhyuday Yozana (PM –AJAY ) ”.
5Babu Jagjivan Ram Chhatrawas Yojana for Girls and Boys32.0036.5625.0025.0030.0056.40
6Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana162.6878.14704.07153.78216.1930.05
7Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC for Student132.00121.84220.00201.42175.00165.85From the Financial year 2021-22, these schemes have been subsumed in an umbrella Scheme namely’ “PM Young Achievers Scholarship Award Scheme for Vibrant India (PM-YASASVI)
8Post-Matric scholarship for OBC students983.251000.461397.501299.191100.001159.59
9Construction of Hostels for OBC Boys and Girls30.0036.0530.0021.2935.0031.59 
10Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955403.72405.72630.00619.64600.00593.39 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri A. Narayanaswamy in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.


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