Aim: Welfare of Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe

Applications for the financial assistance are accepted during 1st April to 15th June every year from Haryana
State SC/ST and OBC/Tapriwas castes under different schemes.

Housing Plan
Financial assistance of Rs.5000/- for construction of house is given to those SC/ST, OBC who do not have house or has a Kachha House or there house is not viable to live in and has a plot of 50 sq.yard. Those who have a family income of less than Rs. 11,000/- p.a.
Development of SC Colony Plan
Those villages where 25% of families are SC/ST are given assistance upto Rs.50,000/- for getting drains and streets pucca in SC/ST basti, so that environment in their colonies can be improved. Responsibility of the maintenance of this system lies with the Village Panchayat.
Assistance to Panchayat for Development Work
The Panchayat who does the work such as elimination of untouchability, construction of streets, admission of girl students, etc. for the welfare of  SC/ST are given Rs.5000/- as incentive.
Hostel for SC Boys/Girls
State Government Departments/Universities/NGO's are given assistance for the extension of Hostel for SC students studying at middle, secondary, college and university level. State Government Department are given financial assistance for construction of new hostels also. Under this scheme minimum of assistance is Rs.14620/- per residential student. If with room other facilities like Dining Hall, Kitchen, Sanitary Block, etc. are also made available then this assistance will be Rs. 20,220/-. The strength of hostel should not be more than 100. Institutions are given 90% grant for construction of hostel building.
Encouragement for Inter caste marriages
If any SC Boys marries with non SC girl or vice versa, then they are given an assistance of Rs.5000/-.
Financial help to the sufferers of atrocities on schedule Castes
In case of death of the scheduled caste sufferer or Permanently/Temporarily Handicapped, injured, rapid, damage and loss to movable and immovable property etc. of such people are given a grant in the range of Rs.625/- to Rs.25000/- .
Legal Assistance
Legal financial assistance is given to SC, OBC members for their civil/criminal cases filed by private persons against them.
Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance is given to SC,OBC widows, helpless women for the marriage of their daughter. Under this scheme widow is given assistance of Rs.10,000/- for the marriage of her daughter. A widow can get grant for her two daughters. The annual income of the applicant should not be more than Rs.11,000/- per annum. The age of the girl should be 18 years and boy should be 21 years old.
Tailoring Training to SC Widows/Helpless women/Poor Girls.
Presently five welfare centers are being run in the district. In these welfare centers one year tailoring training is given to those SC Widows/Helpless women/poor girls, whose family income is less than Rs.11000/- p.a. During training every trainer is given a scholarship of Rs.100/-p.m. and Rs.50/- are spend on raw material such as cloth, needle, thread, etc. Trainee's who complete the course are given one sewing machine free of cost so that they can earn their livelihood. Every year a target of 100 trainee's is fixed in the district.
Credit scheme
Interest free Credit scheme for the SC students studying post matric or post graduate classes for the purchase of books & stationery. SC students studying post matric or post graduate classes are given interest free loan of Rs.800/- to Rs.2000/- every year for the purchase of books and stationery.
Post Matric scholarship scheme
SC students are given assistance of atleast Rs.1900/- to Rs.2800/- for 10 months in a year for training in business institution, their monthly fee is also paid.
Hostels for persons working in unhygienic conditions
A hostel is being run for 50 children of the families working in unhygienic conditions. All facilities have been provided in this hostel.

For more information Contact:
District Welfare Officer
Ground Floor, B-Block,
Mini Secretariat, Sector-12,
Tel: 2285175

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