Q. Which of the following is/are the functions to be performed by the “National Commission for Scheduled Tribes” (NCST)?
Select the correct answer using the code given below
Statement 1 is correct.
Established by the virtue of Article 338-A of the Indian Constitution, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) will inquire into specific complaints with respect to the deprivation of rights and safeguards of the STs.
Statement 2 is incorrect.
NCST will present the annual report on working of the safeguards for STs to the President (not Parliament).
The President shall cause the report to be laid before each House of Parliament along with a memorandum explaining the action taken or proposed to be taken on the recommendations relating to the Union and the reasons for non-acceptance, if any, of any of such recommendations.
Similarly, where any of such report or a part thereof relates to any matter with which any State Govt. is concerned, a copy of such report shall be forwarded to the Governor of the State who shall cause it to be laid before the legislature of the State along with a memorandum explaining the action taken or proposed to be taken on the recommendations relating to the State and the reasons for nonacceptance, if any, of any of such recommendations.
Statement 3 is incorrect.
It is the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) to look into the welfare of Anglo Indian Community apart from the Scheduled Castes.