NEW DELHI: The Union Minister for Law & Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the Online Grievance Management Portal of National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) here on Wednesday. This was launched on the 130th birth anniversary of “Bharat Ratna” Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) was set up under the Article 338 of the Constitution of India with the objective to investigate and monitor all issues pertaining to the safeguards provided for the Scheduled Castes under any law for the time being in force or under any order of the Government of India.
The Commission also enquires into specific complaints with respect to the deprivation of rights and safeguards provided for the Scheduled Castes. The NCSC renews its commitment to serve the cause of the SC community as mandated in the Constitution and policies of the government.
Addressing on the occasion, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that this launching of Online Grievance Management Portal of NCSC is especially important as today the nation is observing birth anniversary of one of India’s great luminaries Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was a social reformer and an economist.
He worked for the upliftment of the marginalised and downtrodden sections of our society. His immense contribution in drafting India’s Constitution will be long remembered. He wanted social inequality in our country to be demolished.
The minister also dwelt upon many new initiatives of the Ministry of Information Technology in the field of Digital India, which has transformed and empowered India. He opined that digital India needs to be a mass movement in our country.