Ministry of Tribal Affairs: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Tribal Affairs Minister launched Tertiary processing centres under ‘TRIFOOD’ project

Two new tertiary processing centers have been launched by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs in Maharashtra and Chattisgarh with the aim of increasing the value addition to the non-timber forest products collected by tribal forest gatherers. Key Highlights The Minister of Tribal Affairs, Shri Arjun Munda launched the centers virtually under the “TRIFOOD” project, that ..

‘Tribes India On Wheels’: Mobile Vans launched by Tribal ministry

The Minister of Tribal Affairs, Sh. Arjun Munda launched the “Tribes India On Wheels” Mobile Vans, virtually on Wednesday. A total of 57 mobile vans have been flagged off in 31 cities. TRIFED has adopted the title ‘Go Vocal for Local Go Tribal’ to improve the condition of the affected tribal communities during this pandemic ..

“Empowering Tribals, Transforming India” dashboard launched

NITI Ayog has launched the online performance dashboard named as ‘Empowering Tribals, Transforming India’, developed by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The launch was made by the NITI Ayog CEO during the review meeting with the ministry. Details of the Dashboards This is an interactive and dynamic online platform that showcases updated and real-time data ..

Indira Van Mitan Yojana launched in Chhattisgarh: Highlights

On the occasion of the World Tribal Day, Chhattisgarh government has decided to launch Indira Van Mitan Yojana in order to make the forest dwellers in the state self-reliant. The idea is that the tribal people will be utilized for accessing the forest produce in the state and get employment also. Highlights of the Scheme ..


The scheme for providing minimum support price for minor forest produce is being discussed as an efficient way of supporting forest dependent people during the ongoing COVID-19 situation. About the Scheme The minimum support price (MSP) for minor forest produce (MFP) scheme was introduced in 2013. It is a social security scheme introduced for labourers ..