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Annexure to the Report of theNational Commission for Religious and Linguistic MinoritiesAnnexure to the Report of theNational Commission forReligious and Linguistic MinoritiesVolume - IIMinistry of Minority Affairs

Annexures to the Report of theNational Commission forReligious and Linguistic MinoritiesVolume IIMinistry of Minority Affairs

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iiiContentsAnnexure 1Questionnaires Sent1Annexure 1.1Questionnaries sent to States/UTs1Annexure 1.2Supplementary Questionnaire sent to States/UTs17Annexure 1.3Questionnaire sent to Districts19Annexure 1.4Questionnaire sent to Selected Colleges33Annexure 1.5Format Regarding Collection of Information/Data on Developmental/Welfare Schemes/Programmes for Religious and Linguistic Minoritiesfrom Ministries/Departments36Proceedings of the Meeting of the Secretaries, Minorities Welfare/Minorities Development Departments of the State Governmentsand Union Territory Administrations held on 13th July, 200538List of Community Leaders/Religious Leaders With Whom theCommission held Discussions46Annexure 4Findings & Recommendations of Studies Sponsored by the Commission47Annexure 4.1A Study on Socio-Economic Status of Minorities - Factors ResponsibleAnnexure 2Annexure 3for their Backwardness47Educational Status of Minorities and Causes for their Backwardness andIdentification of Socio-Economic Indicators for Backwardness50Role of Madrasa Education in Mainstreaming Muslims intoEducational System53Rapid Assessment of the Role of Financial Institutions in theUpliftment of Minorities in the Country56Annexure 4.5Aspirations and Career Plans of Children of Religious Minority59Annexure 4.6Role of Religious Educational Institutions in the Socio-EconomicDevelopment of the Community61Selection of Criteria and Identification of Social and EconomicBackwardness among Religious Minorities64Annexure 4.8Educational Status of Religious and Linguistic Minorities in India67Annexure 4.9Religious Minorities in India - A Situational Analysis69Annexure 5Findings & Recommendations of Workshops Sponsored bythe Commission71Annexure 5.1Issues Concerning Disadvantaged Parsis71Annexure 5.2Issues Concerning Disadvantaged Sikhs73Annexure 5.3Issues Concerning Disadvantaged Buddhists75Annexure 5.4Linguistic Minorities76Annexure 5.5“Reservation Policy - Assessment of Impact”77Annexure 5.6Issues Concerning Disadvantaged Christians79Annexure 4.2Annexure 4.3Annexure 4.4Annexure 4.7Annexures

ivAnnexure 5.7Conferment of Scheduled Caste Status to Persons Converted toChristianity and Islam80Annexure 5.8Depoliticising Backwardness – Alternative Approaches82Annexure 5.9Issues Concerning Disadvantaged Muslims84Annexure 6Communication to States/UTs Seeking their views on SCs Convert toChristianity/Islam86Annexure 7Public Notice regarding SC converts to Christinity/Islam87Annexure 8Names of the States/UTs visited by the Commission88Annexure 8.1Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Andhra Pradesh88Annexure 8.2Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Bihar94Annexure 8.3Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Chhattisgarh100Annexure 8.4Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Goa105Annexure 8.5Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Gujarat109Annexure 8.6Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Haryana114Annexure 8.7Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Himachal Pradesh119Annexure 8.8Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Jammu & Kashmir123Annexure 8.9Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Jharkhand127Annexure 8.10Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Karnataka131Annexure 8.11Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Kerala137Annexure 8.12Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Madhya Pradesh142Annexure 8.13Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Maharashtra149Annexure 8.14Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Manipur.154Annexure 8.15Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Meghalaya159Annexure 8.16Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Mizoram163Annexure 8.17Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Nagaland167Annexure 8.18Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Orissa171Annexure 8.19Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Rajasthan176Annexure 8.20Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Sikkim181Annexure 8.21Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Tamil Nadu186Annexure 8.22Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Tripura192Annexure 8.23Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Uttar Pradesh196Annexure 8.24Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Uttaranchal202Annexure 8.25Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of West Bengal206Annexure 8.26Summary of the Report on the Visit to the UT of Andaman &Nicobar Islands211Annexure 8.27Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Delhi216Annexure 8.28Summary of the Report on the Visit to the Union Territory ofPudducherry221Annexures to the Report of the National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities

1Annexure:1.1National Commission for Religious & Linguistic MinoritiesQuestionnaire to be filled by State/Union TerritoriesPART – AGeneral Information1. Name of the State/UT:2. Official Major Language of the State/UT3. Other Major languages of the State/UT, if any:4. Religious composition of the population in the State/UT. (2001 census).Sl.No.Religious v)Buddhistsvi)Zoroastriansvii)OthersTotal PopulationPercentage to totalpopulation of theStatePopulation belowpoverty linePercentage ofpopulation belowpoverty line5. Whether the State/UT Government has established Commission for Religious and LinguisticMinorities and/or Backward Classes?6. If YES, please give details (copy of the Notification, Terms of Reference etc. may be enclosed).7. Whether the State/UT Govt. has set up Minorities Welfare Department and/or MinoritiesDevelopment Finance Corporation for the welfare of minorities?8. If YES, please give details thereof. If not, please give reasons.9. Has any Minority Community set up its own developmental infrastructure in the State such asWakf Board, educational societies, cooperative banks etc.?10. If yes, please give details.Annexures

211. Are there any NGOs/agencies in the State/UT working for social and economic upliftment ofMinorities? If so, please give details thereof.12. Has the State/UT Government conducted any survey or sponsored research on religious andlinguistic minorities.13. If so, give details. Also provide copies of survey reports.PART – BCriteria for Identification of Socially & Economically BackwardSections Among Religious MinoritiesI – Status of Religious Minorities14. Please give details of the total population of the State/UT belonging to different religiouscommunities/sections and of these, communities/sections included under SC, ST, OBC, or anyother lists:Sl.No.ReligiousCommunities/SectionsTotal Number ofCommunities/Castes/SectionsNo. of Communities/Sections hersTotal Population ofCommunities/ Sectionsincluded under BC &OBC15. Does the State/UT recognise any Religious minority?16. If so, please mention the Religious minorities recognised in the State/UT indicating their totalnumber and details of Communities/Castes/Sections recognised under each:Sl.No.Religious stsv)Zoroastriansvi)OthersTotal Number of Communities/Castes/Sections recognisedNames of Communities/ Castes/Sections recognisedAnnexures to the Report of the National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities

317. Whether the State/UT Government has identified Socially and Economically BackwardSections among the Religious Minorities? If yes, please indicate the norms adopted againstundermentioned variables in identifying the backwards:Sl.No.Variablesa.Casteb.Social customsc.Traditional Occupationd.Land holdinge.Land Ownershipf.Educationg.Healthh.EmploymentNorms Adopted/Occupations identified(i) Government(ii) Private employment (organised sector)(iii) Private employment (Unorganised Sector)(iv) Self employment(a) Professional e.g. Doctor, Lawyer, etc.(b) Semi-skilled jobs e.g. carpenter, mason, etc.(c) Agriculture labourers or manual/construction labourers.i.Annual family income:j.Sources of Income:i) Agriculture Incomeii) Non-Agricultural Incomeiii) Regular Incomeiv) Seasonal Incomev) Other sourcesk.Family sizel.Type of housing and amenitiesI) Housingi. Own Kachha Houseii. Own Pucca Houseiii. Rented Kachha Houseiv. Rented Pacca HouseII) Amenitiesi. Electricityii. Toilet facilitiesiii. Tap wateriv. Hand pump or other meansv. OthersAnnexures

418 (i)What is the social status of religious communities/sections in your State:Sl.No.CriteriaReligious Communities/Sectionsi)Literacy Rateii)Age of striansOthersMaleFemaleiii)Birth Rateiv)Infant MortalityRate (IMR)v)MaternalMortality Rate(MMR)vi)Crime againstwomenvii)Othersii)Are there any social, civil and religious practices/traditions and disabilities religiousminorities suffer in your State/UT? If so, please specify.19. What is the economic status of different religious communities/sections in your i)Employmentiv)OthersReligious ddhistsZoroastriansOthers20. What is the educational status of religious minorities in your State/UT?Sl.No.Religious ansv)Zoroastriansvi)OthersPrimary PassMatriculateGraduateAnnexures to the Report of the National Commission for Religious and Linguistic MinoritiesTechnicallyqualified

521. Representation of religious minorities in State/Public Sector/Private Sector Employment:Sl.No.Religious ansv)Zoroastriansvi)OthersEmployed inState Govt.Public SectorLocal BodiesPrivate Sector22. Representation of Religious minorities in elected bodies like:Sl.No.Elected Bodiesi)Parliamentii)State Assemblyiii)Zila Parishadiv)Taluk Board/BlockDevelopment Committeev)Municipal Board/ MunicipalCorporationvi)Village Panchayatvii)OthersNo. of ReligiousRepresentativeTotal number ofRepresentatives23. What is the number of Religious minority institutions in the State:Sl. No.Institutionsa.SchoolsNo. of Institutionsi. Governmentii. Aidediii. Privateb.Colleges, deemed Universities &Universitiesi. Governmenta. Medicalb. Engineeringc. Dentald. Othersii. Aideda. Medicalb. Engineeringc. Dentald. OthersAnnexures

6iii. Private:a. Medicalb. Engineeringc. Dentald. Othersc.Vocational Training and ServiceInstitutionsi. Govt.ii. Privateiii. NGOsII - Welfare Measures for Socially and EconomicallyBackward Sections Among Religious Minorities24 (a)Please give details of welfare programmes for social upliftment of socially and economicallybackward sections among the religious minorities in the State/UT as under:Sl. No.Name of the programme/si)ii)iii)iv)v)(b) Are there any special programmes for:i)Promoting inter-caste marriagesii)Abolition of Child labouriii) Abolition of untouchabilityiv) Abolition of child marriagev)Controlling crime against womenvi) Others25 (a)S. No.Please give details of Welfare programmes for economic empowerment and increasingemployment among socially and economically backward sections among religiousminorities in the State/UT as under:Name of theprogramme/sType of AssistanceEligibility CriteriaAny Other detailsRemarksi)ii)iii)iv)v)(b) If any special programmes for consumption and household loans etc. exist, please givedetails.Annexures to the Report of the National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities

726 (i)S. No.Please give details of welfare programmes for educational development of socially andeconomically backward sections among religious minorities in the State/UT as under:Name of theprogramme/sType of AssistanceEligibility CriteriaAny Other detailsRemarksi)ii)iii)iv)v)(ii) Please give information regarding the following:a)Opening of schools within 3 km radius.b)Setting up of Vocational/Training Institutes including the number of such institutes.c)Opening of Anganwadi centers and their coverage.(iii) How many Madarsas does the State have and what is the type of education impartedtherein:a)Religious.b)Religious and formal education.(iv) What is the curriculum adopted for by these Madarsas:a)State Boardb)Central Board of secondary Education.c)Indian school certificate.d)Any other board.27. What percentage of total State/UT budget is spent on the advancement of Religious Minorities?Please give allocations under various heads from 1995-96 onwards, yearwise.28. Are loans from banks, Cooperative-societies, Minorities Development Corporation etc. allowedto the religious minorities? If YES, please give details:S.NoReligiousMinoritiesPurpose for which loans are tAnnexuresSetting upof industryConstructionof houseOthers

829. What are the criteria adopted for selection of beneficiaries under the Welfare/developmentprogrammes? Please specify indicating indices adopted for:A.Social Backwardness- Criteriai)Traditional Occupationsii)Landlessiii)Katcha Houseiv)Castesv)Child marriagevi)Child labourvii)OthersB.Economic Backwardness-Criteriai)Below poverty lineii)Seasonal Occupationsiii)Land holdingsiv)Inadequate Representation in business/tradev)Unemployment/Under Employment/Disguise unemploymentvi)OthersC.Educational Backwardness- Criteriai)Literacy rateii)Female literacy rateiii)Higher Educationiv)Others30. What are the different welfare schemes/programmes being implemented in the State/UT for thedevelopment of religious minorities by:i.Governmentii. Private Sectoriii. Minority Communitiesiv. Others.31. What is the impact of these programmes on the development of religious minorities?i.Financial & Physical achievements (year-wise 1991-92 onwards)ii. Economic upliftment (year-wise 1991-92 onwards)iii. Employment/Participation in employment in Govt. & Private including self-employed.32. (i)Whether any mechanism for monitoring and evaluation of these programmes at the stateand district level has been evolved? If YES, Please give details of:(a) Procedure for monitoring of welfare schemes for social upliftment.(b) Procedure for evaluation of economic upliftment programmes.(c) Procedure for evaluation of employment generation programmes.(ii) Please give in brief the summary of the evaluation of these programmes conductedthrough outside agencies or internally in the last 10 years with findings. Also indicate themethodology adopted for:a)Analysis of existing datab)Surveyc)Studyd)Researche)OthersAnnexures to the Report of the National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities

933. Enumerate the difficulties encountered by socially and economically backward sectionsamong Religious minorities in utilising the benefits of the welfare measures leading to theirdevelopment.34. Does your State/UT provide for reservation of socially and economically backward amongReligious Minorities in the State Govt., PSU and local bodies? If YES, What is the percentage ofreservation for different Religious minorities in:Sl. No.Religious mploymentWelfareprogrammesAny other area(specify)35. What are the norms/criteria adopted for identifying the socially and economically backwardsamongst the religious minorities for availing reservations? Please give details.36. Is the reserved quota fully utilised by the candidates of religious minorities? If yes, please givedetails. If not, please give reasons.37. Please enumerate difficulties experienced by the State in implementing the above policies/programmes.38. Please suggest criteria for identifying the socially and economically backward among theReligious Minorities in the State to ensure education and employment to:i)maximised coverage.ii) mainstreaming large numbers in shortest possible time.PART – CCriteria for Identification of Socially & Economically BackwardSections Among Linguistic MinoritiesI – Status of Linguistic Minorities39. Please give details of the total population of the State/UT belonging to different LinguisticMinorities and of these, communities/sections included under SC, ST, OBC, or any other al Number ofCommunities/ SectionsNo. of Communities/Sectionsincluded Total Population ofCommunities/ Sectionsincluded under BC & OBC

1040. Does the State/UT recognise any Linguistic minority?41. If so, please mention the Linguistic minorities recognised in the State/UT indicating the totalnumber and details of Communities/Sections recognised under each:Sl.No.Linguistic MinoritiesTotal Number of Communities/Sections recognisedNames of Communities/Sectionsrecognisedi)ii)iii)iv)v)vi)42. Whether the State/UT Government has identified Socially and Economically BackwardSections among the Linguistic Minorities? If yes, please indicate the norms adopted againstundermentioned variables in identifying the backwards:Sl.No.VariablesNorms Adopted/ Occupations identifieda.Casteb.Social customsc.Traditional Occupationd.Land holdinge.Land Ownershipf.Educationg.Healthh.Employment(i) Government(ii) Private employment (organised sector)(iii) Private employment (Unorganised Sector)(iv) Self employment(a) Professional e.g. Doctor, Lawyer, etc.(b) Semi-skilled jobs e.g. carpenter, mason, etc.(c) Agriculture labourers or manual/construction labourers.i.Annual family income:j.Sources of Income:i) Agriculture Incomeii) Non-Agricultural Incomeiii) Regular Incomeiv) Seasonal Incomev) Other sourcesAnnexures to the Report of the National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities

11k.Family sizel.Type of housing and amenitiesI) Housingi. Own Kachha Houseii. Own Pucca Houseiii. Rented Kachha Houseiv. Rented Pacca HouseII) Amenitiesi. Electricityii. Toilet facilitiesiii. Tap wateriv. Hand pump or other meansv. Others43. (i)What is the social status of Linguistic communities/sections in your State:Sl.No.Criteriai)Literacy Rateii)Age of MarriageLinguistic rth Rateiv)Infant Mortality Ratev)Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR)vi)Crime against womenvii)Othersii)Are there any social, civil and Religious practices/traditions and disabilities Linguisticminorities suffer in your State/UT? If so, please specify.44. What is the economic status of different Linguistic communities/sections in your state?Sl.No.Criteriai)Incomeii)Work participationiii)Employmentiv)OthersLinguistic Communities/SectionsIIIIIIIVVVIVII45. What is the educational status of Linguistic minorities in your State/UT?Sl. No.Linguistic MinoritiesPrimary echnically qualified

1246. Representation of Linguistic minorities in State/Public Sector/Private Sector Employment:Sl.No.LinguisticMinoritiesEmployed inState Govt.Public SectorLocal BodiesPrivate Sectori)ii)iii)iv)47. Representation of Linguistic minorities in elected bodies likeSl. No.Elected Bodiesi)Parliamentii)State Assemblyiii)Zila Parishadiv)Taluk Board/BlockNo. of Linguistic RepresentativeTotal number of RepresentativesDevelopment Committeev)Municipal Board/ MunicipalCorporationvi)Village Panchayatvii)Others48. Please give details of minority languages used as mother tongue to impart education

Annexure 7 Public Notice regarding SC converts to Christinity/Islam 87 Annexure 8 Names of the States/UTs visited by the Commission 88 Annexure 8.1 Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Andhra Pradesh 88 Annexure 8.2 Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Bihar 94 Annexure 8.3 Summary of the Report on the Visit to the State of Chhattisgarh 100 Annexure 8.4 Summary of ...