National Commission for Schedule Castes

  • 04/08/2008

With a view to provide safeguards against the exploitation of SCs & STs and to promote and protect their social, educational, economic and cultural interests, special provisions were made in the Constitution. Consequent upon the Constitution (Eighty-Ninth Amendment) Act , 2003 (Annexure II of the handbook) coming into force on 19-2-2004 vide Notification of that date (Annexure III of the handbook) the erstwhile National Commission for Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes has been replaced by (1) National Commission for Scheduled Castes, and (2) National Commission for Scheduled Tribes.

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