Who can declare particular area as Scheduled Areas?

Q.  According to Indian constitution, who is authorized to declare particular area as Scheduled Areas?
- Published on 10 Sep 15

a. National Commission for Scheduled Castes
b. National Commission for Scheduled Tribes
c. National Human right Commission
d. President of India

ANSWER: President of India
The term 'Scheduled Areas' has been defined in the Indian Constitution as "such areas as the President may by order declare to be Scheduled Areas"according to Fifth Schedule of the Constitution.

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