They can finally look forward to education, health care and economic empowerment Left untouched by the Centre’s welfare juggernaut, the denotified, nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes (DNTs) that comprise about 10 per cent of the country’s population can finally look forward to education, health care and economic empowerment among other benefits.
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
New Delhi: Pressure is building up to treat manual scavenging on a par with crimes against dalits, to be tried under the atrocities law which lays down stringent punishment. The union social justice ministry
No conviction under the old law in 19 years, says minister. Not a single person has been convicted under the anti-manual scavenging law that the country passed 19 years ago. This admission was made by
A Parliamentary panel has expressed concern over massive rejection of title deed claims of forest dwellers by the State Governments. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
A pilot survey has already been conducted in Amritsar, Imphal and Mumbai, will soon reach to other places. For the first time, the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) plans to conduct a nationwide survey to assess the extent of drug abuse in various parts of the country.