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TRIFED organizes “Workshop on Van Dhan and Entrepreneurship Development”

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs launched the ‘Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana’ in 2019, through TRIFED. It aims at creating livelihood for tribal people by using the forest produce. Van Dhan Kendras are set up to add branding and packaging their products. Recently, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda inaugurated the “Workshop on ..

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Sixth Schedule Area Status proposed for Ladakh

The Union Tribal Affairs Ministry of India in order to look after all the requirements that will be needed to preserve and enrich the legacy of the newly formed Union territory of Ladakh has proposed the Sixth Schedule Area status for Ladakh. The Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda on Friday, 24th January 2020 announced ..

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National Tribal Dance Festival begins in Raipur

The 2019 edition of National Tribal Dance Festival has begun in Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. The three-day dance fest will be held from 27-29 December 2019. The festival was inaugurated by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and the inaugural function was presided over by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. Key Highlights This is for the ..

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What in Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana (PMVDY)?

Van Dhan Scheme was launched on 14th April 2018 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the objective to help increase tribal incomes through value addition of tribal products. The scheme is an initiative of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs as nodal department and at the national level, TRIFED as the Nodal Agency. Under the scheme, ..

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100 days of Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana

The National programme driven by TRIFED (Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India), Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana (PMVDY), completed 100 days under Ministry of Tribal Affairs on December 7, 2019. The programme aims at empowering the tribal community. Highlights In order to mark 100 days of success, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs organized celebrations ..

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Ekalavya model residential schools modernised

On December 2, 2019, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs provided financial assistance for the upgradation and modernization of the Ekalavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS). Each school is to be provided with a net amount of Rs 5 crores. Highlights The sanctioned amount will be used to renovate classrooms, expand existing academic blocks, fulfil the requirement ..

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