Scheduled Caste Commission: provide books to SC students soon. Scheduled Caste Commission today, in hearing discusses the issue of unavailability of books in government schools in Punjab, Education Department remain insufficient in providing books to 1.9 million scheduled Caste students.During the hearing, the education department officials said that the proper paper has not been available to them for printing books, so books can not be given. The Commission has recommended the government to take action against the responsible officials. And also the Commission has directed the education department to provide the books to the children till July 5.There was also hearing of the debt waivers of the scheduled castes. Meanwhile, the commission recommended to the government that the debt of the deceased person to be waived. It is notable that cases of 491 dead Scheduled Castes have been reported in Punjab, of which around 3 crore 92 lakh are debt and the creditors are pressurizing the families to return the loans.
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