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Correct Option is 1,2 and 3

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (SCs) is a constitutional body in the sense that it is directly established by Article 338 of Constitution. National Commission for SCs came into existence in 2004. 89th Constitutional Amendment Act of 2003– It bifurcated the combined National Commission for SCs and STs into two separate bodies 1.National Commission for Scheduled Castes (under Article 338) 2.National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (under Article 338-A) Functions of the Commission 1. To investigate and monitor all matters relating to the constitutional and other legal safeguards for the SCs and to evaluate their working 2. To inquire into specific complaints with respect to the deprivation of rights and safeguards of the SCs 3. To participate and advise on the planning process of socio-economic development of the SCs and to evaluate the progress of their development under the Union or a state 4. To present to the President annually reports upon the working of those safeguards Hence all statements are correct.

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