Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
Welfare Schemes for Denotified Communities
Posted On: 10 JUL 2019 by PIB Delhi
A committee under the Chairmanship of Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog has been set up to complete the process of identification of the De-notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities that have not yet been formally classified by the National Commission for De-Notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes (NCDNT) also known as Idate Commission.
The Centrally sponsored schemes being implemented for the welfare of De-notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes are as under:
i. Dr. Ambedkar Pre-matric and Post-Matric Scholarship for DNT Boys and Girls.
ii. Nanaji Deshmukh Scheme of Construction of Hostels for DNT Boys and Girls.
iii. Assistance for Skill Development of Other Backward Classes (OBCs)/ De-Notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes (DNTs)/ Economically Backward Classes (EBCs).
A Development and Welfare Board for De-notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic communities has also been constituted vide gazette Notification dated 21.02.2019 for Development and Welfare of De-notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic communities.
This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.