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Department of Welfare of SCs & BCs Department of Welfare of SCs & BCs

1.  Name of the Administrative Department: Department of Welfare of Scheduled Castes & Backward Classes Punjab

2.  Minister In charge:

Name e-mail Telephone Nos. Photograph
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. Sadhu Singh Dharmsot
Cabinet Minister 
ssnabha2017
@gmail.com
2740105
2740255
PBX-4354
2686965 9815545390

 

3.  Additional Chief Secretary / Financial Commissioner / Principal Secretary / Secretary of Administrative Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. R.VenkatRatnam IAS
Principal Secretary Welfare
pswscbc@punjab.gov.in 0172-2743979 - 9888071075

 

4. Head of Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. Malwinder Singh Jaggi IAS
Director Welfare of SCs, BCs and Minorities
directorwelfarepunjab@gmail.com 0172-2600588 - 9780039112
Sh. Raj Bahadur Singh IAS
Director Scheduled Caste Sub Plan (SCSP)
- 0172-2707274 - 98155-48522

 

5.  Business Rules of the department:

1.  Establishment of the Directorate of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes.

2.  All matters connected with the welfare, employment, socio- economic uplift and all measures and schemes designed for the promotion and development of Scheduled Castes, Backward classes and Vimukat Jatis including -

(a) Consideration and implementation of the reports and recommendation of-

(i) The Commissioners, Commissions, Parliamentary Committees, Study Groups and other Committees of the Government of India; and
(ii) Vidhan Sabha Committees, High Powered Committes, Standing Committees and other Committees of the Government of Punjab on the welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes;

(b) Consideration of the deliberations of the Central Advisory Board of the Government of India;
(c) Revision of lists of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward classes; and
(d) Work relating to State Advisory Committees, District Adhoc Committee and other such adhoc Recommendatory Committees.

3.  Formulation and proper implementation of plan and non-plan schemes for the Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and Vimukat Jatis including-
(a) grant of subsidy for purchase of land, construction of houses, wells, drinking water facilities, purchase of poultry birds, pigs and milch cattle and the like;
(b) Establishment of community centres; and
(c) Provision of interest-free loans.

4.  Measures adopted to eradicate untouchability and administration of the protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955.

5.  Preparation of special Component Plan and Plan and non-Plan budget in respect of Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and Vimukat Jatis.

6.  Formulation of policy and implementation of reservation in admission to technical training institutions, professional courses and matters relating thereto.

7.  Formulation of policy and implementation of reservation in services at the time of recruitment, appointment and promotion for the members of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes.

8.  Coordination, supervision and direction of the implementation of schemes designed for the welfare of Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and Vimukat Jatis by other Departments, namely, the Department of Education for Educational Concessions Schemes, the Department of Industrial Training for Industrial Training Schemes, the Department of Local Government, Housing and Urban Development for improvement in living and working conditions of sweepers and scavengers etc.

9.  All matters relating to the administration of -

(a) The Scheduled Castes Land Development and Finance Corporation Act, 1970; and
(b) The Punjab Backward Classes Land Development and Finance Corporation Act, 1976.

 

6.  Services provided by Department: Followings are the schemes run by the department:-

1.  Post Matric scholarship for Scheduled Castes (100% CSS over and above the committed liability of the State i.e. Rs. 60.80 Cr.)
2.  Pre Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Caste Students studying in Class 9th and 10th(100% CSS)
3.  Up gradation of merit of SC students (NEW SCHEME)(100% CSS)
4.  Pre Matric Scholarship to the children whose parents are engages in Unclean Occupation, (Shifted to Plan 2014-15)(100% CSS over and above the committed liability of the State i.e. Rs. 0.65 Cr.)
5.  Babu Jagjivan Ram Chhatrawas Yojana Construction for Hostel for SC Boys & Girls in School and College.
6.  Babu Jagjivan Ram Chhatrawas Yojana Construction of Hostel for SCs  Girls in School and College
7.  Free Coaching for Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes Students (100% CSS)
8.  Implementation of protection of civil Rights Act-1955 and the Scheduled Castes and the Schedules Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989 (Clubbed Schemes SCOP(S) & SCOP(S)(50:50 CSS+SS)
9.  Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojna (50:50 CSS+SS)
10.  Grant to SC Students studying in Medical & Engineering Colleges (100% State)
11.  Grant to Scheduled Castes girls studying in Post Matric and Post Graduate Classes. (100% State)
12.  Coaching for Stenography.
13.  Award to Brilliant Scheduled Castes students.(100% State)
14.  Free Books to Scheduled Castes students (1st to 10th Classes).
15.  Free Text Books to SC girls students studying in 10+1 and 10+2 classes (SC girls living below poverty line) (100% State)
16.  Encouragement award to SC girls students for pursuing 10+2 Education. (100% State)
17.  Awareness Programme. (100% State)
18.  Promotion of education among Educationally Backward Classes.34- Scholarship / Stipends (100% State) & Other Charges (Refund of the examination fees) (100% State)
19.  Shagun Scheme (Social Security Welfare)(i) Shagun to SC Girls/ Widows/Divorces and their Daughters of Widows at the time of their marriages.
20.  New Courses Vocational Training in ITIs for SC students (Staff Expenditure scholarship to SC students etc.) (ACA 2007-08) 01-Salaries
21.  Attendance Scholarship to SCs Primary Girl Students. (100% State)
22.  Assistance to NGO, Trust and other Social Institutions for Solemnizing Mass Marriages for SC Couples. (Non-Salary)(100% State)
23.  Award to SC sports students (6-12 classes). (100% State)
24.  Construction of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Bhawan  and their operation. (100% State)
25.  Houses to houseless SCs in Rural and Urban Area. (100% State)
26.  Construction of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Bhawan and their operation. (100% State)
27.  Construction and repair of Scheduled Caste dharamshalas. (100% State)
28.  Scheme of Post Matric Scholarship to the Backward classes for studies in India 100% (100% CSS over and above the committed liability of the State i.e. Rs. 2.09 Cr.)
29.  Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC students (50:50 over and above the committed liability of the State i.e 1.80 Cr.)
30.  Construction of Hostel for OBC Boys and Girls in School and College. 50: 50 (CSS+SS) 90% CA + 10% Institutions (Central Universities+Institutions) 45% CA + 55% by universities/institutions for State institutions /universities.
31.  Attendance Scholarship to BC/EWS Primary Girl Students. (100% State)
32.  Shagun to Backward Classes and Christian Girls/ Widows/Divorces and Daughters of Widows of any Castes at time of their Marriages. (100% State)
33.  Scheme of Post Matric Scholarship for students belonging to the Minority Communities.
34.  Merit cum Means Based Scholarship to Students Belonging to Minority Communities.
35.  Scheme of Pre Matric Scholarship for Students belonging to Minorities Communities
36.  Multi-Sectoral Development Programme for Minorities. (MSDP)
37.  Free Coaching and Allied Scheme for the Candidates belonging to Minority Communities.
38.  Share Capital Contribution to the Punjab Scheduled Castes Land Development and Finance Corporation Investment (51:49)
39.  Grant in Aid to Punjab Scheduled Castes Land Development and Finance Corporation (PSCFC) under one time settlement scheme.
40.  Grant in Aid to Backfinco under one time settlement scheme. (General Salary)
41.  Share Capital contribution to Punjab Backward Classes Land Development and Finance Corporation.
42.  Margin Money to Backward classes Financial Corporations under National Minority Development and Finance Corporation.
43.  Margin Money to Backfinco to Raise Term Loan from NBCFDC.
44.  Equity Participation under NMDFC.
45.  Scheme for setting up of Institute for training to Scheduled Castes candidates in stenography.
46.  Capital subsidy under bank-tie-up loaning programme to below poverty line scheduled castes through P.S.C.L.D.F.C.
47.  Providing of equipment and raw material in 24 Training cum Production Centre of Welfare Deptt.
48.  Strengthening of 108 community centres for providing equipment and raw material.
49.  Creating of infrastructure facilities in village having 50% or more SC Population.
50.  Financial Assistance to SCs for starting professional practice after completion of professional Courses (matching share from SCA).

 

7.  Names of Board / Corporations / Commissions / Societies working under the control of the Administrative Department along with information of their Heads as under:

1. Corporations:-

i) Punjab Scheduled Castes Land Development & Finance Corporation:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Mobile
Sh. Parkash Singh Bhatti
Chairman
edpscfc@yahoo.in 0172-5002535 9876619099 www.pbscfc.gov.in

 

ii) Punjab Backward Classes Land Development & Finance Corporation:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Mobile
Sh. Om Parkash Kamboj
Chairman
backfinco@yahoo.co.in 0172-2703158 - www.punjabbackfinco.gov.in

 

2. Commissions:-

i) Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Mobile
Sh. Rajesh Bagha
Chairman
chrm.psscc@punjab.gov.in 0172-2741342 - -

 

ii) Punjab State Backward Classes Commission:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Mobile
Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar
Chairman
bccommission93@gmail.com 0172-2298097 - -

 

3. Boards:-

i) Punjab State Dalit Vikas Board:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Mobile
Sh. Vijay Daanav
Chairman
vijay.daanav3@gmail.com 0172-2298000 ext. 4502 9815602747 -

 

ii) Punjab State Safai Karamchari Bhalai Board:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Mobile
Sh. Raj Kumar Atikaye
Chairman
rk.atikaye@gmail.com 0172-2298000 ext. 4502 9876495364 -

 

iii) Punjab State Rajput Kalyan Board:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Mobile
Capt. R. S. Pathania
Chairman
psrajputwelboard@gmail.com 0172-2298000 ext. 5601, 5602, 5603 - -

 

iv) Bazigar & Taprivas Vikas Board:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Mobile
Jathedar Labh Singh
Chairman
- - 9872208374 -

 

4. Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Careers & Courses (AICC):-

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Mobile
Smt. Rajwinder Kaur
Principal
ambedkarinstitute013@gmail.com 0172-2228396 9814011030 -

 

8.  Important Documents:

S. No. Details Download Link

 Office Manuals

1 Compendium of Punjab Government Instructions on Reservation for Members of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Backward Classes
2 Manual of Reservation for Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes in Services - Year 1982
3. Manual of Reservation for Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes in Services - Year 1995
4 Manual of Reservation for Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes in Services Part V - Year 2005
5 Organization Chart

Acts and Rules

1 The Constitution (SC) Order, 1950 C.O 19
2 The Constitution (SC) Order, 1950 C.O 22
3 Extracts from Representation of the People Act, 1950 on definition of ordinary resident
4 The Constitution (SC) Order (Amendment) Act, 2002
5 The Constitution (SC) Order (Second Amendment) Act, 2002
6 The Constitution (SC) Order (Amendment) Act, 2007
7 The Constitution (SC) Order (Amendment) Act, 2016
8 The Protection of Civil Rights (PCR) Act, 1955
9 The Scheduled Castes and The Scheduled Tribes (Prevention Of Atrocities) Act, 1989
10 The Punjab Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes (Reservation in Services) Act, 2006
11 Service Rule 1962
12 Service Rule 1978

 

For Detailed Information:-

Department's Website: www.welfarepunjab.gov.in