SC panel seeks report from Karnataka govt on ‘diversion’ of SC/ST funds | India News

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National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has sought a detailed report within seven days from the Karnataka govt over the alleged diversion of SC/ST funds.
NCSC has taken suo motu cognisance of the issue based on a media report on alleged diversion of Scheduled Caste Sub Plan (SCSP) and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) funds in Karnataka. In a letter to the Karnataka chief secretary, the commission said the state govt had reportedly decided to reallocate Rs 14,730 crore, originally earmarked under SCSP and TSP, to implement various welfare schemes known as the ‘five guarantees’.

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