Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment released Grant-in-aid to Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) under the following schemes:
I. Scheme of Assistance to NGOs working for the welfare of Scheduled Castes.
II. Scheme of Assistance for Skill Development of Other Backward Classes (OBCs)/Economically Backward Classes (EBCs)/ De-notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes (DNTs).
III. Free Coaching for SC and OBC Students.
IV. Babu Jagjivan Ram Chhattrawas Yojana (BJRCY)- For Boys and Girls
V. Scheme of Integrated Programme for Senior Citizens (IPSrC)
VI. Scheme of Assistance for Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drugs) Abuse.
VII. Scheme of Assistance to Disabled for Purchase/Fitting of Aids and Appliances (ADIP)
VIII. Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).
The NGOs receiving grants under the schemes of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment are required to give an undertaking that they will conform to the reservation policy of the Government.
The sanction letter for funds released to the NGOs also incorporates a clause that grantee NGOs will conform to the reservation policy of the Government.
This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Vijay Sampla in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.