IEP CHANDIGARH AUGUST 27, 2022
Chief Minister Bhagwant Maan led Punjab government is making continuous efforts for upliftment of Scheduled Castes and also extends help to NGOs for implementing schemes run by government for Scheduled Castes at grass root level.
Giving information in this regard, the Minister for Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities, Dr. Baljit Kaur said that the Punjab government takes help of these NGOs in implementation of SC oriented development schemes in lieu of which government provide them funds.
Giving details about eligibility criteria for the NGOs to claim funds, she added that the NGO should be actively working in the area of upliftment of SC people. The applicant NGO should be registered at least 3 years ago and should not be blacklisted at any level.
Voluntary organizations desirous of receiving assistance under this scheme can apply for grants under the nominated projects listed in scheme. They should submit their proposal to the District Social Justice and Empowerment Officer of the concerned district within stipulated time and send it to the department through recommendation of the concerned Deputy Commissioner.
More information regarding these schemes can be obtained from E-mail ID: email@example.com or from the office of the concerned District Social Justice and Empowerment Officer.
Complete information regarding this can be obtained from the website of Planning Department at pbplanning.punjab.gov.in. Interested organizations may submit their proposals to the Director, Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities Department, Punjab S. C. O .No: 7, Phase- 1, S. A. S. Nagar (Mohali) by 6 September 2022.