National Tribal Research Institute

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to inaugurate the National Tribal Research Institute in Delhi on June 7, 2022.

Highlights

  • National tribal Research Institute will be inaugurated as a part of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” by Tribal Affairs Ministry.
  • During the event, an exhibition showcasing the achievements of Ministry of Tribal Affairs will also be displayed.
  • Over 100 tribal artisans and tribal dance troupes across India will showcase their indigenous products and performances.

About National Tribal Research Institute

The National Tribal Research Institute will be a premier national level institute. It will become a nerve centre of tribal concerns, matters and issues in academic, legislative and executive fields.

Functions of National Tribal Research Institute

  • It will network and collaborate with reputed research institutes, organisations, universities, resource centres and academic bodies.
  • The institute will monitor projects of Tribal Research Institutes (TRIs), research scholars of NFS and Centres of Excellence (CoEs).
  • It will also set up norms to improve in quality of research and training.
  • Its other activities will be to provide policy inputs for Ministry of Tribal Affairs and State Welfare Departments programs and design studies that support or improve socio-economic aspects of tribal lifestyles, provide guidelines in setting & running Tribal Museums as well as create and maintain a Database of PMAAGY.

Pradhan Mantri Adi Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAAGY)

This scheme was launched on the line of Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY). These villages have tribal population of over 500 and 50% tribals. Rs. 1354 cr. has been allocated for this scheme.

Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY)

PMAGY is a rural development programme, launched in 2009-10 by Union government in India. It was launched for developing the villages that have higher ratio (more than 50%) of people belonging to scheduled castes. It converges the central and state schemes. Financial funding is allocated on a per village basis.

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