A. Social Welfare Department is the Nodal Department to monitor the overall Development of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe people in Karnataka. Especially providing financial assistance to Students in terms of Sanctioning various types of Scholarships & Incentives, Management of Pre-metric & Post-metric Hostels, Residential Schools, Training Centre etc., Special emphasis is given for Infrastructure Development in SC Colonies / Thandas along with Construction of various types of Bhavans for social activities. Implementation of economic development schemes, Self-employment Schemes, Ganga Kalyana Yojane, Land Purchase Scheme & other Training Programs are being taken up by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Development Corporation, Karnataka Thanda Development Corporation, Dr. Babu Jagajivan Ram Leather Industries Development Corporation & Karnataka Residential Education Institutional Society, Scheduled tribe development Corporation Ltd. etc., The Department also sponsor SC / ST candidates to Nursing & Para-medical & other Job Oriented Training Programs to unemployed youths.
B. In addition, the Department monitor the Reservation Policy in Recruitment and Promotion, filling up of Backlog Vacancies and Appeal Cases pertains to issue of Caste Validity Certificates. Providing Relief & Rehabilitation for Atrocity Victims, Measures for removal of untouchability etc.,
C. The purpose of developing of mobile app and Web portal for the SC / ST population which will provide them single window of all the schemes under SCP / TSP and also enable them to get protection under the various Acts, DCRE, Legal, etc. The application will also act as a bridge to pass on important information to this population and register their feedback and queries.