Tribal Sub-Plan (SCA to TSP)-It is a Central Earmarked Scheme. Family Oriented Income Generating Scheme (FOIGS) is implemented to cover the BPL ST(P) families of the state under the scheme inputs like Power Tiller, Tractor, Financial Grants of Rs.25,000/- to individual beneficiaries are provided for their income generation as well as for self employment. This scheme implemented to create self employment among the Tribal people with an aim to eradicate poverty. Fund under this scheme is provided by the Govt. of India as 100% grant-in-aid, as special central assistance to SC.
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, GoI, provides Special Central Assistance to State as an additive to Special Component Plan for Scheduled Castes to give thrust to the development programmes for Scheduled Castes with reference to their occupational pattern and the need for increasing productivity of and income from their limited resources. Under SCA Family Oriented Income Generating scheme (FOIG) and Infrastructure Dev. schemes in SC dominated areas are implemented.
The Statement showing the utilization of Special Central Assistance to SCSP to the State of Assam are as follows:
|Year||Opening balance||SCA released by Govt. of India||Total SCA available with the State Govt.||SCA released to the Directorate by State Govt.||Unspent balance available with the State Govt.||Remarks|
|2011-12||699.24||Proposal for Rs. 656.19 L submitted to Govt. for release of fund|