SC & OBC Development Fund
- 05 Oct 2021
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- On October 4, 2021, the Rajasthan government approved the formation of Scheduled Castes Development Fund and Other Backward Classes Development Fund.
- Works like modernization and strengthening of residential schools and hostels for Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes students, development of facilities, providing sports materials and computers and providing assistance of 5 thousand rupees to the youth of these classes to buy tools for employment purposes will be done.
- Along with this, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has approved the expenditure of Rs.5 crore 57 lakh from the Valmiki Fund constituted with a view to provide proper opportunities to the children and youth of Valmiki Samaj.
- It is noteworthy that with this, modernization and strengthening of hostels of Valmiki Samaj, additional financial assistance of Rs. 5000 on merit basis to the children of those engaged in the profession of cleaning, Rs. 5000 per person assistance for purchase of tools for employment purposes will be done.