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SC panel member visits Assam

SC panel member visits Assam

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  18 Jan 2018 12:00 AM GMT

GUWAHATI, Jan 17: Dr. Yogendra th Pasowan, member of the tiol Commission for Scheduled Castes, Government of India visited Assam on Wednesday along with Sanjib Singh, Director and Arubh Bhattacharjee, Research Officer of the tiol Commission and attended a meeting in Guwahati with senior officials of various departments of the State Government.

During the meeting, the Member reviewed in detail the schemes funded by the Government of India and the State. He advised the WPT and BC Department to expedite the implementation of all Central and State sector schemes for the benefit of the Scheduled Caste people of the State and directed to submit the utilization certificates in respect of the Central Sector schemes to facilitate release of fund by the Government of India for the fincial year 2017-18.

The member also reviewed the pending cases under the provisions of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 and requested the Home and Political Department to submit formal proposal for compensation to the victims.

Dr. Yogendra th Pasowan further requested the WPT and BC Department and the Director of Welfare of Schedules Castes to submit the utilization certificates and proposal for release of fund for the scholarships to the students belonging to the Scheduled Castes for the Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarships.

Along with officers of other departments, Rajiv Bora, Additiol Chief Secretary; Preetom Saikia, Commissioner and Secretary of Elementary Education; Sanjeev Sharma, Commissioner and Secretary of Judicial Department; Prafulla Kumar Hazowary, Commissioner and Secretary of WPT and BC Department; Kuladhar Saikia, Special DGP (Law and Order); AK Jha, Additiol Director General Of Police (CID); Surendra Kumar, IGP (CID) and Dr. LR Bishnoi, ADGP (Administration) took part at the meeting.

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