31 May 2012

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  LokSabhaANNEXURE
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

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