UPSC CSE Mains Syllabus: GS-2- Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.

NCRB Data on Prisons – Marginalisation of Communities

NCRB data:

Historic marginalisation of these communities:

Plight of prisoners: 

What is needed:

Source:”Hindustan Times”.


Examine the latest (2019) data on prisons released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) that show that certain communities are being marginalised. What is needed to prevent this marginalisation?