Tracking Funds for India’s Most Deprived: The Story of the National Campaign for Dalit’s Human Rights’ “Campaign 789”- Full Version

Dec 09, 2011

Tracking Funds for India's Most Deprived: The Story of the National Campaign for Dalit's Human Rights' "Campaign 789"- Full Version

In India the Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan (SCSP) is a program designed to provide direct benefits to the Dalits, who are considered to be “outcastes” and have faced centuries of exclusion and discrimination. This case study looks at how a civil society campaign undertook sustained monitoring of SCSP funds ¬†and advocacy throughout the policy and budget cycle to identify ¬†misuse of these funds and pressure the government into admitting to diverting these resources and committing to repay the money.

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