Tools to monitor the Implementation of the SCs&STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989

The implementation of the SCs and STs (PoA) Act 1989 and Rules 1995 can be tracked systematically by the precise provisions of the Act and Rules.

Given below are the entire set of documents that go from the Act to the Rules and then the tools to monitor this Act. They will tell you all you need to know in a practical, step by step guide.

Use the set along with the Right to Information Act 2005 (RTI).

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  1. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989
  2. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules 1995
  3. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules Amendment 2013 (Setting up sub-divisional vigilance and monitoring committees, including the panchayat representatives, with the sub-divisional magistrate as the chair, the block development officer as member secretary and three central government appointed NGO representatives).
  4. Enhanced Relief Norms as of 23 June 2014.
  5. Additional relief given by the Ambedkar foundation for heinous crimes.
  6. Simple POA tracking system (How to monitor the implementation of the Act with respect to one case right from the police station to the district and state level).
  7. Monitoring calendar (single page).
  8. Monitoring calendar (Detailed).
  9. POA and IPC sections (equivalence table).
  10. How to give evidence in court.
  11. Roles and responsibilities of the District Vigilance and Monitoring Committees (DVMCs).
  12. Monitoring the State Vigilance and Monitoring Committees (SVMCs).
  13. A few monitoring formats.
  14. Responsibilities of the SCs and STs Protection Cell (Karnataka state police manual).

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