Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, April 14
The Punjab Government will spend not less than 30 per cent of funds below all authorities schemes for the welfare of the state’s Scheduled Caste (SC) inhabitants.
This was introduced on Wednesday by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, together with a bunch of different measures for the uplift of the Dalit neighborhood as a mark of homage to Dr BR Ambedkar.
Paying tributes to the architect of the Indian Constitution on his a hundred and thirtieth start anniversary at a digital state-level occasion, the Chief Minister additionally introduced filling of the backlog of SC vacancies backlog in all departments on precedence, whereas promising to discover a post-matric abroad scholarship scheme for SC college students on the strains of the Baroda State Scholarship Scheme awarded to Baba Sahib below a scheme established by Sayajirao Gaekwad-III.
The Chief Minister introduced a particular Rs 500 crore Rural Link Roads Project for FY-2022. The venture will embody development of new roads to the “bastis” of Scheduled Castes and different poorer sections of society that don’t at the moment have highway connectivity. Cremation grounds and locations of worship would even be linked by means of the venture.
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A particular allocation of Rs 100 crore was proposed in 2021-22 for the modernisation of villages with greater than 50 per cent SC inhabitants, the Chief Minister mentioned, including this was aimed toward offering impetus to current grants within the villages with SC inhabitants higher than 50 per cent.
Smart telephones could be given to all Class-12 SC college students in authorities faculties. To encourage individuals to take up dairy farming, 150 village-level consciousness camps and coaching at 9 Training & Extension (*30*) could be carried out, with particular emphasis on Scheduled Caste beneficiaries.
The authorities additionally proposed to present 30 per cent reservation for SC candidates in villages below the “Har Ghar Pakki Chhat’ scheme, and in addition 30 per cent within the inexpensive housing scheme for EWS. A Dr B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Training at Jalandhar for aggressive exams, together with civil companies, was additionally proposed below the GGRK mission. It would have 50 per cent seat reservation for SC candidates. Other initiatives deliberate embrace a Dr BR Ambedkar museum and a Dr BR Ambedkar Institute of Management on the PTU Campus in Kapurthala.
Captain Amarinder recalled that when Rajiv Gandhi contested for the primary time from Amethi, after the dying of his brother Sanjay Gandhi, the campaigning job was handed to him for one of the 4 areas within the constituency. “An SC youth who was deputed to assist me wished to get off the jeep earlier than getting into an upper-caste-dominated village, however I didn’t permit him to. He was standing subsequent to me when the villagers supplied me water, asking him to go out. But I made it clear that he wouldn’t go out alone. So I additionally left the place, telling them – “Votan pao ya na pao, appa jaa rahe hain”. (whether or not or not you give us votes, we’re leaving!)
At the digital occasion, Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan cited some of the steps taken by the federal government for Dalit welfare, whereas Cabinet Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot lauded the varied measures taken by the federal government. His colleague Aruna Chaudhary appreciated the “revolutionary steps” taken for Dalit ladies and ladies, whereas Charanjit Singh Channi confused the necessity for the implementation of the eighty fifth Amendment and common recruitment of Dalits, together with reservation for Dalits in personal faculties, police division, AG workplace, and posts of board chairman.