National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Current Affairs, GK & News
The Government of India recently formed a committee to protect language, land, culture of Ladakh and ensure participation of citizens in the development of Union Territory. The Committee is to be headed by Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy. It will include elected representatives from Ladakh, central government and Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development ..
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 ..
The Lok Sabha has passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Features of the Bill The bill seeks to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 provided that the chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is a person who has been a Chief ..
Topics: National Commission for Backward Classes • National Commission for Scheduled Castes • National Commission for Scheduled Tribes • National Commission for Women • National Human Rights Commission • NHRC • Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill 2019 • Protection of Human Rights Act 1993 • Supreme court • the National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights
Bhagwan Lal Sahni, a BJP leader from Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, appointed new Chairman of the newly constituted National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). The NCBC was given constitutional status by Parliament in 2018, after repealing the National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993. The NCBC which previously only could recommend on the issue of inclusion or ..
Topics: Adivasi • Creamy layer • India • Indian caste system • Muzaffarpur • National Commission for Backward Classes • National Commission for Scheduled Castes • National Commission for Scheduled Tribes • NCBC • Other Backward Classes • Reservation in India • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has initiated an inter-ministerial consultation note to rename the Indian Forest Service as Indian Forest and Tribal Service. The consultation note also contains the proposal to train the cadre to be more receptive towards tribals and forest dwellers. Why the proposal has been made? The proposal has ..
Topics: All India Services Act 1951 • Imperial Forest Service • Indian Forest and Tribal Service • Indian Forest Service • Ministry of Personnel • National Commission for Scheduled Tribes • National Forest Policy
Senior tribal leader from Chhattisgarh and ex-parliamentarian Nand Kumar Sai (71) took charge as Chairperson of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) in Delhi. He succeeds Rameshwar Oraon, whose tenure had ended on October 31, 2016. He will have tenure of three years and has been given the rank of Union Cabinet Minister. About Nand ..