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Vivek Pandit committee constituted by Maharashtra to review welfare schemes for tribals

The Maharashtra government has set up a 17-member committee to review various schemes being implemented for the welfare of tribals in the state. The committee will be headed by former MLA and Shramjeevi Sanghatna president Vivek Pandit. The panel will undertake the study of various works done for providing employment opportunities, minimum wages and proper ..



Odisha government launches Jiban Sampark project to reach vulnerable tribes

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has recently announced to launch “Jiban Sampark” project in partnership with UNICEF India to generate awareness about the development and welfare initiatives of state government among the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) of the state. The announcement was made at the annual tribal fair popularly known as “Adivasi Mela” on ..


MP Bezbarauah committee to review implementation of clause 6 of Assam Accord of 1985

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has set up a high-level committee to look into the successful implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord of 1985. The committee is headed by a retired IAS officer MP Bezbarauah and includes eminent Assamese personalities from various fields. The Committee will suggest measures to be taken to ..


Idate commission Recommendations

In May 2018, the National Commission for Denotified Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, chaired by Bhiku Ramji Idate has submitted its report. The commission was constituted in January 2015 for a three-year temporary term, following which it had to submit its report identifying these communities state-wise, assessing their development status, and recommending ways to uplift them. ..


2nd edition of Iranshah Udvada Utsav (IUU-2017) started in Gujrat

The 2nd edition of the Iranshah Udvada Utsav, a cultural festival of Parsi community, has started in Gujarat on December 23, 2017. The festival is organized by Foundation for Development of Udvada along with Gujarat Tourism and the Udvada Samast Anjuman. The highlights of the festival include a screening of the new ‘Jiyo Parsi’ film, ..