Forest Rights Act
The Odisha government has recently introduced a groundbreaking scheme named Mo Jungle Jami Yojana, aimed at bolstering forest rights among tribal communities and forest dwellers across the state. With this initiative, Odisha is set to become the first state in ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2023
The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, commonly known as the Forest Rights Act (FRA), is a historic law passed in India on 18 December 2006. The FRA aims to correct the “historical ..
Recently, Uttarakhand high court has criticized state government for neglecting and forcing families of Van Gujjars nomadic tribe to survive in conditions below animal’s existence. HC’s Order Court has ordered Uttarakhand government to provide them accommodation, food, water and medicines. ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
On May 29, 2020, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs announced that 23 additional Minor Forest Produce of Minimum Support Price has been included. Highlights Also, the minimum support price for the existing forest produce was reduced for 50 items. The ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
The newly constituted Hrusikesh Panda committee met for the first time and decided to visit 4 states and UT (J&K). Hrusikesh Panda Committee The Panda committee was constituted by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs to look into the forest rights ..
The Kadar is a small tribe of southern India which lives in the hilly border region the cities of Cochin and Coimbatore in the states of Kerala and Tamil N?du, respectively. About the Kadar people The Kadar people live in ..