A National Helpline against Atrocities on Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes to be launched today.
Social Justice and Empowerment will launch the helpline with an aim to ensure proper implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act which was enacted with a view to preventing atrocities on members of SCs and STs.
The Helpline will be available round the clock on toll-free number- 14566. The Service will be available in Hindi, English and Regional Language of the States and Union Territories.
The objective of the helpline is to build informed awareness about the provisions of the Law that are aimed at ending discrimination and provide protection to all.