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Backward Classes Welfare Department

Introduction:

           Karnataka Government established Backward Classes and Minorities Dept, in the year 1997 to implement various Developmental Schemes for the welfare of people belonging to the Backward Classes and Minorities. A Special reservation is provided for these people in education and employment as per the article 15(4) and 16(4) of the Constitution. The Minorities Welfare Department was bifurcated from parent department in the year 1999-2000 and has a dedicated Directorate for its functioning. Currently Backward Classes Department has its own commissionrate and is working towards bringing backward classes into mainstream society by ensuring social justice, economic upliftment and educational progress.

Aims and Objectives

            The Department mainly aims at Development of Backward Classes and Minority people both in Education and Economical activities and monitor the Reservation Policy under Article 15(4) and 16(4) of the Constitution and implement various schemes. The details of some of the schemes are as follows.

Programmes & Schemes

1. Providing Hostel Facility to Students:-

59 pre-metric and 47 post-metric hostels for Backward Classes are run by this Department in Tumakuru District. Total strength of students in these hostels is 7612. Students will get free Boarding and Lodging for their Academic Year. Backward Classes Students Studying in V to X are eligible for Pre-metric Hostels & Post-metric Courses for Post-metric Hostels.

Annual Income For hostel Admission

Sl.No

Cat-I

Others

Pre-metric

1lakh

Rs.44500

Post-meric

2.5Lakh

1.0Lakh

2. Ashrama School:-

There are 07 Ashrama Schools run by this department in this District. This School is meant for category-1 students, Total sanctioned strength is 275. Students will get free Boarding and Lodging facility for 10 months in a year.

3. Morarji Desai Residential Schools:-

There are 06 M.D.R.S. for Backward Classes and 01 Atal Bihari Vajpaye Residential School. The strength of schools are 1500 and 400respectively. Here free residential education is giving to the students from 6th std. to 10th std.

4. Private Aided Orphanages:-

There are 09 Orphanges functioning in the District. The sanctioned strength is 3404. These Institutions are run by Private Managements. Admission will be given to the students studying from 1st std. to 10th std. Grant of Rs.700/- per student per month will be given for 12 months in a year.

5.Pre-metric and Post-metric Scholarship and Food & Accomadation Scheme:-
i) Pre-metric Scholarship

Class

Boys/Girls

Adhoc Aid

Total

1 to 5

250

500

750/-

6 to 8

400

500

900/-

9 to 10

500

500

1000/-

ii) Post-metric Scholarship:
The students who are studying in different post-metric courses will get scholarship based on merit secured in the previous examination subject to availability of funds.Applications are invited through online. Sanctioned amount will be credited to the respective student’s bank account through e-pass DBT.

Sl No

Group

Rate of Scholarship

1

Group- A

3500/-

2

Group- B

3350/-

3

Group- C

2100/-

4

Group- D

1000/-

6. Vidyasiri Scheme: Rate of Scholarship:
i)     Food & Accomadation Scheme:-
The students who are studying in different post-metric courses who have not got admission to the post-metric hostels, such students will get monthly Rs.1500/- for 10 months. Based on merit Sanctioned amount will be credited to respective student’s bank account through e-pass DBT. 


7. Fee Concession Programmes:
Students whose Annual Income is 1.0 lakh /- and below are sanctioned Tution, Laboratory, Examination, Sports & Library Fees. Fee Concession for category I students whose annual income is 2.50 lakh below, such students   will be sanctioned as above. Applications are invited through online, from the students of post-metric of various courses. Sanctioned amount will be credited through Epass DBT

More Information: www.karepass.cgg.gov.in

Sl.no

Cat-I

Others

01

     Examination fees
     Tution fees
     Laboratory fees
    Sports & Library fees

     Examination fees
     Tution fees
      Laboratory fees
   Sports & Library fees

02

Below 2.5 lakh Annual Income

Below 1.0 lakh Annual Income

 

8. Skill Development Programme:-

In this scheme unemployed woman belonging to the Backward Classes, Training will be given varying from 3 months to 1 year for different computer courses. The Training Expenditure will be borne by the Government. During the training period, the trainees will get Rs.500/- monthly stipend.

9. Nursing Training Programme:-

The Backward Classes students studying B.Sc. Nursing, GNM and Paramedical courses will be getting following fees in the respective academic years.

Sl.No.

Items

Payment Details

G.N.M

B.Sc Nursing Course

1

Uniform

Once during the entire course

Rs.2000/-

2000/-

2

Textbooks

I Year
II Year

Rs.500/-
Rs.500/-

Rs.750/-
Rs.750/-

3

Phychiatric Clinical Expendure

Once during the entire course

Rs.2000/-

Rs.2000/-

4

Tution Fee

yearly

Rs.4500/-

Rs.5000/-

5

Stipend

Every month

Rs.1000/- per month

Rs.1000/- per month

 

11. Tailoring Training Centers:-

There are 02 Tailoring training Centers functioning in the District with a sanctioned strength 40. Eligible woman candidates belonging to Backward Classes are selected by the taluk Committee. They will be get Rs.300/- Stipend monthly and after training examinations will be conducted. Passed beneficiaries will get one Tailoring machine at free of Cost, along with Certificate. The Course of the training period is 12 months.

12. Stipends to Law Graduates:-

Backward Classes Law Degree holders registered in Bar Council will be selected through District Level Committee, selected candidates will get Stipend of Rs.1000/- per month a period of 4 years. Each year 10 candidates will be selected.

13. Construction of Community Hall/Hostels to Backward Classes:-

Registered Organisation/ Voluntary Organisation/ Trustees are eligible  Communities belonging to the Cat 2A, 3A & 3B.
The following grants are given as mentioned below.

Sl.No.

Name of the Places

Maximum Grants

1

Town Panchayat/ Gram Panchayat

Rs.10.00 Lakh

2

Taluk Head Quarters

Rs.25.00 Lakh

3

District Head Quarters

Rs.50.00 Lakh

 

14. Nomadic / Semi Nomadic Development Programmes:-
     Following Schemes are Implementing for the Upliftment of NT/SNT Communities.

Gollrahatii Abhivruddi.

House Construction.(Through Rajiv Gandhi Housing Corporation)

Woman Community Hall. (Mahila Bhavan)

Prestigious School Admission.

Scholarships.

 

Department Administrative Structure:

1. District Level.

Details of public information officer and assistant public information officers under RTI.

Sl. No.

Name of the Official/ Officer Sri/Smt

Designation

District/Tauk/ Hobali/Grama Panchayath

Landline Phone No.

1

B.Rangegowda

Public Information Officer, District Backward Classes & Minorities Officer.

Tumakuru

0816- 2251736

2

Mohammed Siyar

Assistant Public Information Officer, Office Superintendent

Tumakuru

0816- 2251736

 

2. Taluk Level.

Excutive Office’r

Backward Classes Extension Officer.

 

SL.
No.

Name of the Official /
Officer
Sri/Smt

Designation

District/Taluk/
Hobali/Grama Panchayath

Land Line
Phone No.

1

Narsappa

Public Information Officer & Extension Officer.

Tumakuru

0816- 2251736

2

Sayeeda Mamtaz Banu

Public Information Officer & Extension Officer.

Gubbi

08131
222456

3

Parvathamma

Public Information Officer & Extension Officer.

Kunigal

08132 221722

4

K.B. Kenchalli

Public Information Officer & Extension Officer.

Turuvekere

08139
287676

5

Hanumanthiah

Public Information Officer & Extension Officer.

Tiptur

08134
252433

6

Seetharamegowda

Public Information Officer & Extension Officer.

C.N.Halli

08133
267033

7

S.S. Gudi

Public Information Officer & Extension Officer.

Madhugiri

08137
282032

8

Jayasimha Rao

Public Information Officer & Extension Officer.

Koratagere

08138 233220

9

Bhanumathi

Public Information Officer & Extension Officer.

Sira

08135
275739

10

Murulidhar

Public Information Officer & Extension Officer.

Pavagada

08136- 244237

Right to Information Act 2005 Rule 4(1)A & B Public Information Officer/Assistant Public Information Officer.

Public Information Officer :

The District Officer for Backward Classes Welfare  Department,

Assistant Public Information Officer :

Office Superintendent, District BCM Office, Tumakuru.

District Office Address

The District Officer for Backward Classes Welfare  Department,
D.C.Office Compound, 
Near Mini Vidhana Soudha,
Tumakuru.

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