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New Tribes Under ST List

On 15 June 1999, the Government of India has laid down the modalities for determining the inclusion and exclusion and other modifications   in the Orders specifying list of Scheduled Tribes. All actions are taken with respect to proposals of State/UT Governments for the communities demanding Scheduled Tribes status as per the modalities. These modalities are ..

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari pays tribute to Loknayak Birsa Munda

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari pays tribute to Loknayak Birsa Munda On the occasion of 144th birth anniversary of the great revolutionary freedom fighter at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai on 15 Nov. Freedom fighter Loknayak Birsa Munda was belonged to the Munda tribe.  He spearheaded a tribal religious Millenarian movement that arose in the Bengal Presidency in the late 19th century.  He is the only tribal ..

Amit Shah to Inaugurate the 15 Days’ “Aadi Mahotsav 2019

On 16 Nov, Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah to Inaugurate the 15 Days’ National Tribal Festival  “Aadi Mahotsav 2019” at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi. The theme of the Mahotsav is : “A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Craft, Cuisine and Commerce”.  Union Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Arjun Munda, will preside over the inaugural ..

Jharkhand celebrates Statehood Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people of Jharkhand on the 19th State Formation day on 15 November. The State was formed on 15 November 2000. Earlier it was the southern half of Bihar. Jharkhand borders with the five states- Bihar, UP, Chhattisgarh,  Odisha and West Bengal. The foundation day of the State falls on the ..

The paintings of Jodhaiya Bai Baiga of showcased at exhibition in Italy

In Italy, the paintings and artworks created by an 80-year-old tribal woman “Jodhaiya Bai Baiga” has being showcased at the ongoing exhibition at Milan, which is the global capital of fashion and design.  Jodhaiya hails from Umaria district’s Lorha village of Madhya Pradesh. Her painting style mainly includes nature and animals. Her teacher Ashish Swami ..

Madhya Pradesh government to waive loans taken by tribals from money-lenders

On the occasion of World Tribal Day (WTD-2019), the Madhya Pradesh government has announced that loans taken by tribals from money-lenders would be waived in all tribal blocks of the state. The government will also provide debit cards to tribals through which they can withdraw up to Rs 10,000 from ATMs. The facility to withdraw ..

Union government launches Go Tribal Campaign

On July 28, the Union government has launched the Go Tribal Campaign in New Delhi to promote the use of tribal handicrafts and natural products. TRIFED has organized this event to institutionalize collaborations and partnerships with different organizations to promote tribal products. During the event, Tribes India and Amazon Global Marketing (AGM) have launched TRIBES ..

Supreme Court upholds validity of Karnataka government’s law for reservation in promotion and seniority to SC and ST employees

The Supreme Court has recently upheld the constitutional validity of the Karnataka Extension of Consequential Seniority to Government Servants Promoted on the Basis of Reservation (to the Posts in the Civil Services of the State) Act, 2018. The new Karnataka 2018 law grants reservation in promotion and seniority to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) ..