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Social Justice and Exclusion: a Study on Various Issues Related to Scheduled Castes Idea, Indications and Measurement |

Sunil Ukkali, Dr. Aftab Alam, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


As per the Census 2001, the total population of theScheduled Castes (SC) in Indiais 166,635,700, which is 16.3 per cent of the total population (RegistrarGeneral, 2005). The population of SCs is unevenly distributed among the statesin India, with nearly 60 percent of all SC children of primary school-going age (6-10 years) residing inthe following six states: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar,Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.