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State-wise details of atrocities against SCs/STs and the details of convictions during the year 2016 to 2020 including Uttar Pradesh, (as per the latest data provided by National Crime Records Bureau), are annexed at Annexure A & B respectively.This Ministry releases funds to the States/UTs under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for the Protection of Civil Rights (PCR) Act, 1955 and the Scheduled Caste and the Scheduled Tribes (Protection of Atrocities) (PoA) Act, 1989 for the following:-

(i) Functioning and strengthening of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Protection Cell and Special Police Stations.  (ii) Setting up and Functioning of Exclusive Special Courts.(iii) Relief and Rehabilitation of atrocity victims.(iv) Incentive for Inter-Caste Marriages, where one of the spouses is a member of a Scheduled Caste.(v) Awareness GenerationState-wise details of number of victims provided relief/legal assistance during the year 2016-2020 is attached at Annexure C.The Atrocity Cases in the year 2018 have decreased approximately by 11.15% from the year 2017, but have increased by 11.46% in 2019 and 8.6% in 2020 from the previous year.                                                      ‘Police’ and ‘Public Order’ are State subjects under the Seventh Schedule (List-II) to the Constitution of India. The responsibility of maintaining Law and Order, Protection of life and property of the citizens including SCs/STs rest with the respective State Governments/Union Territory Administrations and the States are competent to deal with such offences under the extant provisions of laws.                                                However, Government of India issues advisories to the State Governments/UT Administrations from time to time for effective implementation of the PoA Act and Rules made the reunder.                                                                                            Annexure A                                                                                                            Details of number of cases registered relating to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 in conjunction with the IPC, during the year  2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

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States/UT Cases registered under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, in conjunction with the IPC
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
SC ST Total SC ST Total SC ST Total SC ST Total SC ST Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
1. Andhra Pradesh 2335 405 2740 1969 341 2310 1632 303 1935 1892 312 2204 1769 300 2069
2. Arunachal Pradesh 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3. Assam 4 1 5 10 65 75 0 3 3 17 1 18 17 6 23
4. Bihar 5701 25 5726 6747 80 6827 6863 64 6927 6540 97 6637 7367 94 7461
5. Chhattisgarh 243 402 645 283 399 682 264 386 650 339 427 766 316 501 817
6. Goa 10 11 21 10 2 12 4 3 7 3 1 4 0 1 1
7. Gujarat 1321 281 1602 1477 319 1796 1321 299 1620 1295 310 1605 1258 289 1547
8. Haryana 639 0 639 760 0 760 912 0 912 1034 1 1035 1132 0 1132
9. Himachal Pradesh 115 2 117 108 3 111 34 0 34 30 0 30 40 1 41
10. Jharkhand 525 280 805 541 237 778 215 81 296 324 136 460 367 167 534
11. Karnataka 1866 371 2237 1869 401 2270 1226 302 1528 1417 316 1733 1263 269 1532
12. Kerala 810 182 992 915 144 1059 783 126 909 776 128 904 776 119 895
13. Madhya Pradesh 4922 1823 6745 5892 2289 8181 4741 1867 6608 5299 1920 7219 6899 2399 9298
14. Maharashtra 1736 403 2139 1688 464 2152 1807 507 2314 1932 506 2438 2359 639 2998
15. Manipur 2 1 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 2 2
16. Meghalaya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Mizoram 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 0
18. Nagaland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Odisha 1796 681 2477 1969 700 2669  1747 552 2299 1845 576 2421 2046 605 2651
20. Punjab 132 2 134 118 0 118 136 0 136 130 1 131 119 2 121
21. Rajasthan 5134 1195 6329 4238 984 5222 4490 1073 5563 6659 1759 8418 6895 1849 8744
22. Sikkim 1 0 1 5 6 11 2 1 3 2 2 4 0 0 0
23. Tamil Nadu 1287 19 1306 1361 22 1383 1331 13 1344 1060 28 1088 1237 18 1255
24. Telangana 1529 375 1904 1465 435 1900 1337 383 1720 1545 494 2039 1842 545 2387
25. Tripura 0 3 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
26. Uttar Pradesh 10426 4 10430 11232 88 11320 9327 131 9458 9451 705 10156 10138 1 10139
27. Uttarakhand 65 3 68 96 11 107 42 7 49 59 8 67 33 13 46
28. West Bengal 119 83 202 138 122 260 100 76 176 100 76 176 86 67 153
29. A & N Islands 0 6 6 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2
30. Chandigarh 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
31. D. & N. Haveli and Daman & Diu+ 0 2 2 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
32. Delhi 53 2 55 48 4 52 11 0 11 43 0 43 31 0 31
33. Jammu and Kashmir* NA NA NA NA NA NA 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
34. Ladakh 0 0 0
35. Lakshadweep 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
36. Puducherry 2 1 3 26 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Total 40774 6564 47338 42969 7125 50094 38327 6178 44505 41793 7815 49608 45995 7891 53886

Note:-

 ‘+’ Combined data of erstwhile D&N Haveli UT and Daman & Diu UT during the years.
*’ Data of erstwhile Jammu & Kashmir State including Ladakh during the years.

 Source: – National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annexure B

State/UT-wise Cases Convicted (CON)under Total Crime against Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) during 2016-2020
SL State/UT 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
CON (SC) CON (ST) CON (SC) CON (ST) CON (SC) CON (ST) CON (SC) CON (ST) CON (SC) CON (ST)
1 Andhra Pradesh 31 2 48 2 47 11 38 2 37 1
2 Arunachal Pradesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Assam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Bihar 204 5 101 1 44 0 44 2 12 0
5 Chhattisgarh 56 78 72 100 50 41 47 39 23 47
6 Goa 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
7 Gujarat 22 1 12 4 14 1 7 5 3 1
8 Haryana 39 0 46 0 54 0 64 0 6 0
9 Himachal Pradesh 1 0 4 0 2 0 6 0 1 0
10 Jharkhand 87 34 19 25 29 3 17 10 14 8
11 Karnataka 22 0 21 4 45 2 26 3 17 1
12 Kerala 13 4 11 3 22 6 14 2 7 7
13 Madhya Pradesh 886 273 1055 399 754 287 964 414 538 151
14 Maharashtra 106 21 79 15 79 23 75 30 39 12
15 Manipur 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Meghalaya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Mizoram 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Nagaland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Odisha 34 18 8 0 8 3 2 0 5 0
20 Punjab 16 0 7 0 6 0 5 0 4 0
21 Rajasthan 541 139 1673 172 597 115 927 194 572 114
22 Sikkim 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0
23 Tamil Nadu 76 1 97 2 99 0 89 6 129 0
24 Telangana 24 12 38 7 31 6 43 31 13 2
25 Tripura 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 Uttar Pradesh 1570 12 1512 2 1551 1 1619 1 1820 1
27 Uttarakhand 24 0 6 2 0 1 17 1 0 2
28 West Bengal 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
  TOTAL STATE(S) 3753 602 4811 741 3433 503 4004 742 3240 347
29 A&N Islands 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Chandigarh 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
31 D&N Haveli and Daman & Diu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Delhi 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
33 Jammu and Kashmir 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Ladakh 0 0
35 Lakshadweep 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 Puducherry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  TOTAL UT(S) 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 1 0
  TOTAL (ALL INDIA) 3753 602 4811 744 3433 503 4007 742 3241 347
Source: National Crime Records Bureau, MHA
Note : Due to non-receipt of data from West Bengal in time for 2019, Data furnished for 2018 has been used

Annexure C

S. No. States/UTs Number of Atrocity Victims provided relief
2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
1. Andhra Pradesh 5408 5408 10995 10995 10995
2. Assam NA NA 0 0 2
3. Bihar 2342 2342 3266 3266 4761
4. Chhattisgarh 492 883 773 940 1115
5. Goa NA 0 0 0 0
6. Gujarat 2070 2287 1741 1930 2295
7. Haryana 487 626 1003 963 693
8. Himachal Pradesh 58 173 278 309 NA
9. Jharkhand 117 595 556 604 1000
10. Karnataka 1912 2277 2128 2745 2483
11. Kerala 372 600 1106 863 1300
12. Madhya Pradesh 6303 8872 6338 6338 9951
13. Maharashtra 1440 1808 2184 2199 2000
14. Odisha 2108 1385 1796 2902 2828
15. Punjab NA NA 0 NA NA
16. Rajasthan 1729 3648 3727 9158 12647
17. Sikkim NA NA 0 0 0
18. Tamil Nadu 2216 2067 1580 2530 NA
19. Telangana 1007 1007 4976 3240 6300
20. Tripura NA 1 1 10 NA
21. Uttar Pradesh 11369 16507 16507 23866 25000
22. Uttarakhand 5 105 142 274 119
23. West Bengal 61 61 108 118 107
24. Chandigarh NA 0 0 0 0
25. D&NH NA NA 0 NA NA
26 Daman and Diu NA NA 0 NA NA
27. NCT of Delhi 18 22 11 26 NA
28. Puducherry NA 0 0 46 5
  Total 39514 50674 59216 73322 83601
Note-    (i)      NA= Not available.

(ii)      The scheme is intended towards effective implementation of the PCR Act and the PoA Act. The number of atrocity victims/their dependents provided relief is indicated the table above.

 

This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Ramdas Athawale in the Lok Sabha in a written reply today.

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