Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) are officially designated groups of people and are one of the most disadvantaged socio-economic groups in India.
Updated List of Scheduled Tribes in West Bengal.
Governor is pleased hereby to constitute, with immediate effect, the West Bengal Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes Development and Finance Corporation, with the following members for carrying out the functions.
An Act to establish a Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes Development and Finance Corporation in West Bengal.
An Act to provide for the removal of certain social disabilities suffered by some sections of Hindus.
Governor has been pleased to enhance Pre-Matric hostel charges, Meal charges and Maintenance charges from Rs. 750/- p.m. to Rs. 1,000/- p.m. w.e.f. 01.04.2018.
The Committee shall meet at least twice in a calendar year to review the implementation of the provision of the SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.
An Act to establish a Backward Classes Development and Finance Corporation in West Bengal published vide No. 1968-L dated 10.10.1995.
Governor is pleased to re-constitute, the West Bengal Commission for Backward Classes, consisting of the following Members. The Chairman and every Member shall hold office for a term of three years from the date he or she assumes office.
The powers and functions of the Commission have been vested as per the provisions of the West Bengal Commission for Backward Classes Act,1993. The Act has been in the process of amendment from time to time.
An Act to establish a Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Development and Finance Corporation in West Bengal.