These schools are run only for schedule cast children in general and scavenger’s children in particular. More than 100 such schools are working. Some schools are residential schools.
The purpose of running residential schools is that the children should be kept away from the atmosphere they are living, so that they can learn in a proper manner along with other social and cultural activities.
Residential Primary Schools for Schedule Cast Children in Different States in India
The Harijan Sevak Sangh, since very beginning, is implementing the scheme for the welfare of SC children sponsored by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India under which Harijan Sevak Sangh through its State Branches is running 13 Residential Primary school for SC children in different States of India of which details is given in the following Table: