What do you know about National Commission for SCs and STs?

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Saddiya  Anwar asked 19-Feb-2020 in General Knowledge by Saddiya Anwar

What do you know about National Commission for SCs and STs?

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Saddiya  Anwar answered 19-Feb-2020 by Saddiya Anwar

What do you know about  National Commission for SCs and STs?

The President appoints a National Commission for SCs and STs which comprises a chairman, vice chairman and five other members. The 65th Amendment Act 1990, gives this Commission constitutional status. It has power to investigate every matter relating to the rights and protection provided for SCs and STs under the Constitution and also evaluate the working of the safeguards. It can enquire specific complaints with regard to the denial of rights and safeguards of SCs and STs.  

What do you know about  National Commission for SCs and STs?
The President appoints a National Commission for Backward classes under article 340 to investigate the conditions of the socially and educationally backward classes. After constitution was instituted two 'Backward Class Commissions were appointed - Kaka Saner Kalelkar Committee and BP Mandal Committee. The Commission recommends removal of all problems of Backward classes so as to raise their social, educational and economic standard to a higher level.

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