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Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
14-May-2012 16:28 IST
Assistance for Rehabilitation for Victims of Atrocities

 

 

 

            Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for implementation of the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 and the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 , Central assistance of Rs. 73.06 crore was released to States/UTs, during 2011-12, which inter-alia, provides for relief and rehabilitation to the atrocities victims.

 

As per the data provided by National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs, the number of cases registered by Police, under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (PoA) concerning offences of atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, during the years 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010,  State/UT wise is annexed.

 

            This information was given by the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri D. Napoleon in a written reply to a question in  Lok Sabha today.

 

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                                                                                                                        ANNEXURE

S.No.

States/UTs

Number of cases registered under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, during the years:

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

States

1.

Andhra Pradesh

4579

4011

4620

5293

5074

2.

Arunachal Pradesh

27

32

63

21

54

3.

Assam

526

174

234

9

10

4.

Bihar

2097

2851

3716

3903

3587

5.

Chhattisgarh

1027

1126

1214

1017

847

6.

Goa

4

0

5

3

1

7.

Gujarat

1155

1194

1450

1375

1163

8.

Haryana

283

227

339

303

380

9.

Himachal Pradesh

107

89

68

88

102

10.

Jharkhand

620

806

829

813

811

11.

Karnataka

1918

2032

2743

2436

2766

12.

Kerala

439

565

625

569

671

13.

Madhya Pradesh

5711

5607

4036

4175

4756

14.

Maharashtra

1284

1385

1440

1296

1399

15.

Manipur

26

1

1

0

0

16.

Meghalaya

0

0

0

0

0

17.

Mizoram

0

0

0

0

0

18.

Nagaland

114

0

0

0

0

19.

Orissa

1502

1749

2344

2261

2263

20.

Punjab

184

177

101

108

115

21.

Rajasthan

4877

5284

5340

6168

6298

22.

Sikkim

2

22

29

30

4

23.

Tamil Nadu

931

1754

1629

1332

1661

24.

Tripura

23

14

18

34

46

25.

Uttar Pradesh

4838

6140

7969

7465

6272

26.

Uttarakhand

69

72

42

58

35

27.

West Bengal

20

7

36

37

110

Union Territories

28.

A & N Islands

17

1

3

2

1

29.

Chandigarh

2

0

2

0

0

30.

D & N Haveli

3

3

11

17

2

31.

Daman & Diu

1

3

0

2

0

32.

Delhi

21

24

34

31

16

33.

Lakshadweep

0

1

0

0

0

34

Puducherry

0

1

2

3

5

 

Total

   32407

    35352

     38943

        38849

      38449

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: - The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, does not   extend to State of Jammu & Kashmir.

Source: - National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs