National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC)


The National Commission for Scheduled Castes is an Indian constitutional body established with a view to provide safeguards against the exploitation of Scheduled Castes and Anglo Indian communities to promote and protect their social, educational and cultural interests, special provisions were made in the Constitution, Article 338 of the India constitution deals with National Commission for Scheduled Castes. The functions of various wings of NCSC are:

Atrocities and Preotection of Civil Rights Wing (APCR)

Matter pertaining to atrocities caused on SCs. Cases relating to protection of Civil Rights Act, the Bonded Labour Act, the Minimum Wages Act etc.

Service Safeguards Wing (SSW)

To deal with individual representations on service safeguards. To review and monitor the implementation of reservation policy.

Economic & Social Development Wing (ESOW)

Development of SCs particularly implementation/monitoring of Plan Scheme of the Central / State Govt. To inquire into Specific Complaints with respect to the deprivation of rights of SCs in respect of land, education, allotment of Petrol Pump, Financial Assistance/Loan etc.