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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
08 JAN 2019 2:44PM by PIB Delhi
Central Assistance to Scheduled Caste Sub Plan

The Special Central Assistance to Scheduled Caste Sub Plan is released to the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations based on the Budgetary Allocation. The Budget Estimates and expenditure under the scheme during the last three years are as follows:

(in Rs. Crore)

Year

BE

Expenditure

2016-17

800.00

797.92

2017-18

800.00

731.85

2018-19*

1000.00

735.46

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(*) Expenditure as on 31st December, 2018

As per the extant guidelines of the Scheme, directions have been issued to all the concerned State Governments/Union Territory Administrations to utilize up to 5 per cent of the funds for economic development of the disabled persons.

The total number of beneficiaries reported so far by the State Governments /Union Territory Administrations for the last three years is 17,07, 270.

This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Ramdas Athawale in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

 

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NB/SK/jk/SJ&E-3/08-01-2019