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Modi Budget: Dalits/Adivasis left out, ‘Sab ka Vikas’ only for corporates Modi Budget: Dalits/Adivasis left out, ‘Sab ka Vikas’ only for corporates
New Delhi: Pursuing unabashedly and openly a pro-corporate policy, the Modi Budget outlines a stark vision of an India that sharply limits budgetary allocations to millions of its poorest and neediest citizens, the Dalits and Adivasis, said the National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) - Dalit Arthik Adhikar Andolan (DAAA).
Denial and diversion of Plan Fund: The Great Adivasi-Dalit Rip-off Denial and diversion of Plan Fund: The Great Adivasi-Dalit Rip-off
On 31 August 2010, a memorable scene played out in Parliament: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley cornered the then United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for allegedly diverting funds meant for the welfare of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (SCs/STs) towards Commonwealth Games projects.
Govt doesn’t allocate plan outlays for dalits, adivasis Govt doesn’t allocate plan outlays for dalits, adivasis
NEW DELHI: All governments till now, including the present one, have promised that they will do their utmost to uplift dalits and adivasis who make up about 24% of India's population and generally occupy the lowest rung of the social and economic hierarchy. One way of fulfilling this eternal promise has been the system of specially earmarking funds from the Five Year Plan outlays for dalits and adivasis.
Include Dalits in the development cycle Include Dalits in the development cycle
Reservation for the Dalits in jobs and politics is not the main way to uplift them economically; rather, it is a representation in a diverse society to keep the bonds of nationalism strong. The Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes constitute 25% of India’s population and there have been policies to allocate resources proportionate to their population. The Centre and states are responsible to protect, promote and develop them on par with others.
 
 
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