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National Commission for Scheduled Tribes meets Assam CS, DGP

Officials of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST), including its chairman, on Monday today held a high-level meeting with the Chief Secretary and DGP of Assam over the situation following the serial attacks on tribals by NDFB(S) militants.

NCST for special drive to meet job quota for STs

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes has expressed concern over "much less than prescribed" presence of Scheduled Tribes in jobs and recommended a time-bound action plan and special drive by the government to meet the constitutional quota of 7.5 per cent for them.

No case of tribal atrocity reported in Sikkim: NCST

No case of atrocity against tribals
have been reported in Sikkim, the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Chairman Rameshwar Oraon said here Wednesday.

NCST against draft policy on protection of Nicobar tribe

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes has objected to the draft policy on protection of fast-depleting Shom Pen tribe of the Nicobar Islands.

Centre should have authority to prevent social conflicts

Centre should have
"over-arching supervisory control and authority" to prevent
and control sectarian violence and other social conflicts
which may lead to prolonged and escalated violence, NCST has suggested.