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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
08 DEC 2021 5:31PM by PIB Delhi
Activities of Ambedkar Foundation

Dr. Ambedkar Foundation implements various schemes/activities/programme for the welfare of the communities belonging to SCs and other weaker section of society in the country.

The Details of the schemes and physical and financial achievements of the schemes during the last three years (F.Y. 2018-19 to F.Y. 2020-21, is attached at Annexure).

The Foundation spreads awareness about the Schemes through Seminars/Webinars, through Chairs, Radio Programmes, Advertisement in the Newspapers, Clippings in Social Media, organising Dr. Ambedkar Memorial lecture series, Communications to States/Districts, etc.

All efforts are made for time bound implementation of the Schemes as per the scheme guidelines. The required information is obtained by continuous pursuing of the District Authorities and other concerned authorities.

 

ANNEXURE

Statement of Physical and Financial Achievements of all Schemes for the Years 2018-19 to 2020-21

 

S.

No.

Name of the Scheme

F.Y. 2018-19

(Amount in Rs.)

F.Y. 2019-20

(Amount in Rs.)

F.Y. 2020-21

(Amount in Rs.)

No. of Beneficiaries

Rs. in lakh

No. of Beneficiaries

Rs. in lakh

No. of Beneficiaries

Rs. in lakh

1.

Dr. Ambedkar Medical Aid Scheme

290

590.89

371

829.07

268

636.71

2.

Dr. Ambedkar Scheme for Social Integration through Inter-Caste Marriages

120

252.50

248

598.74

353

768.50

3.

Dr. Ambedkar National Relief for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes Victims of Atrocities

35

111.50

-

-

24

90.00

4.

Dr. Ambedkar Chairs

13

390.28

08

96.12

08

248.02

5.

Celebration of Birth Anniversaries of Great Saints

45

67.61

06

8.80

12

19.72

6.

Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Award Scheme for meritorious students of Secondary School Examinations belonging to SCs & STs

355

130.00

-

-

279

82.60

7.

Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Award Scheme for meritorious students of Senior Secondary School Examinations belonging to SCs

529

198.90

-

-

533

211.60

 

This information was given by Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Dr.Virendra Kumar in the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today.

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