Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Media Award:

Department gives media award of Rs. 30,000/- each in meritorious print and visual media and Rs. 15,000/- to the audio media relevant to Scheduled Caste Development.

Folk Arts Festival (Gadhika):

To promote and encourage the folk art forms among various communities of Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe people, a State Level Festival in the name "Gadhika" is conducted every year with the collaboration of Tribal Development Department and KIRTADS.

Literary Workshop

A literary workshop of 3 days is conducted for encouraging young and budding writers. Luminaries of different fields are invited and they provide guidance to these emerging writers.

Social Solidarity Fortnight Celebrations:

Social Solidarity Fortnight Celebrations is being conducted by the Department from Gandhi Jayanthi Day ie, Oct 2nd to 16th. During the fortnight inauguration of completed projects, awareness classes in SC colonies, Hostels etc will be done. Medical camps, exhibitions, inaugurations of new projects also will be conducted during the fortnight period.

Books publication grant:

For the publication of literary works of SCs a grant of Rs. 40,000/- is given to the beneficiary.


Cash award of Rs. 10,000/- is given to 'A' grade winners among Scheduled Castes Students in State level School Youth Festival to encourage them.

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