The ICAR-National Institute of Biotic Stress Management, Raipur, feels proud and privileged to implement Schedules Caste Sub-Plan (SCSP) which is an umbrella strategy to development for the benefit of Scheduled Castes. The main objective is to give a thrust to family oriented schemes of economic development of SCs below the poverty line, by providing resources for filling the critical gaps and for providing missing vital inputs so that the schemes can be more meaningful. I am thankful to Director sir and all the SCSP team members for entrusting the responsibilities of SCSP at ICAR-NIBSM,Raipur. ICAR-NIBSM, Raipur had initiated its activities under SCSP component during 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. The fund allocated under Schedule cast sub plan (SCSP) was Rs. 142.86 Lakhs during Financial year, 2019-20. For implementation of SCSP activities in Raipur districts villages under Tilda Block, Dharsiwa Block, Aarang Block, Mandir Housad block were selected in collaboration with KVK Raipur and NRLM, Raipur (National Rural Livelihood Mission ). The following activities viz., distribution of goats (500 units) Kadaknath chicks (20000 units), Agricultural Implements prototype from ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal, (Pedal operated potato peeler (30), Pedal operated potato slicer (30), Motorized Dal mill with 2HP motor (30), Multipurpose grain mill with 1 hp motor (60), Pedal cum power operated grain cleaner (40) ) and Seed storage Bins (800 units) were undertaken for livelihood improvement of SC farmers (1140 SC farmers/ farm families benefited) at Raipur districts of Chhattisgarh.