The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (MoSJE) is the nodal Ministry overall policy, planning and coordination of programmes for the development, welfare, social justice and empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalised sections of society, including scheduled castes (SC), Other Backward Classes (OBC), the disabled, the elderly, and the victims of drug abuse. The training projects under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJE) are done with the support of the three apex corporations
1. National Backward Classes Finance and Development Corporation (NBCFDC)
NBCFDC is a Govt. of India Undertaking under the aegis of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. NBCFDC works intending to promote economic and developmental activities for the benefit of Backward Classes and to assist the poorer section of these classes in skill development and self-employment ventures.
NBCFDC provides financial assistance through State Channelizing Agencies (SCAs) nominated by the State Governments/UTs. NBCFDC also provides Micro Financing through SCAs/ Self Help Groups (SHGs).
2. National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC)
NSFDC was setup by the Government of India for functioning exclusively for the development of Scheduled Castes. It has been assigned the task of financing, facilitating and mobilization of funds for the economic empowerment of persons living below the poverty line.
This year the skill development training program was conducted under the banner of Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi Yojana (PM-DAKSH). The program helps to enhance the competency level of the target groups and make them employable both in wage and Self-employment for their socio-economic development.
FFSC has imparted the short-term skill development training program to the eligible Scheduled Caste beneficiaries under PM-DAKSH.
3. National Safai Karmacharis Finance and Development Corporation (NSKFDC)
National Safai Karamcharis Finance & Development Corporation (NSKFDC) is an Apex Corporation for the all-round socio-economic upliftment of the Safai Karamcharis, Manual Scavengers and their dependants throughout India, through various loan and non-loan-based schemes. Apart from operating various loan and non-loan-based schemes for the upliftment of the target group, NSKFDC is playing a vital role in the elimination of manual scavenging - the worst surviving symbol of untouchability.
NSKFDC has been designated as the Nodal Agency for the implementation of the Central Sector Self Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers (SRMS) under the aegis of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.