This Special Component Plan Scheme aims at improving
the lot of the poor sections of SC community through
intervention of Science & Technology.
promote research, development and adaptation
of technology for improving the quality of life
of the economically weaker sections of scheduled
castes in urban/rural areas.
encourage scientists & technologists to
apply there knowledge and expertise to the needs
of economically weaker scheduled caste communities,
especially in rural areas.
promote activities such as workshops, seminars,
publications, jathas, etc. which would help
in achieving the objectives listed above.
To replicate successful Technology models relevant
to SC population.
up Micro-enterprise in Rural areas: Skill upgradation
and capacity building of SC youths in coil
binding & Transformer making.
intervention for sustainable development and
income generation amongst scheduled caste artisans/farmers;
intervention for improving skills and efficiency
of artisans engaged in traditional occupations;
the design of cycle rickshaws to increase income,
reduce drudgery and improve general health and
well being, simultaneously sharpening their
competence for undertaking repairs and maintenance.
of functional capability among SC/ST and other
weaker sections of population for improving
their socio-economic conditions and drawing
them away from stigmatized occupations.