Tribal Affairs Current Affairs, GK & News

GoI to launch two centres of excellence for Tribal Welfare

The Union Ministry of Tribal  Affairs is to launch two centres of Excellence for the tribal welfare. The centres are to be launched in collaboration between Art of Living and Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Highlights The aim of the centres is to focus on strengthening the PRIS and to train the tribal farmers. Each centre ..

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TRIFED India: 100 New Forest Organic products included

On October 26, 2020, the Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) launched 100 new forest fresh organic products. These products are to be available to 125 tribes in India. Highlights These products include Gold and Green Apples from Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh Baskets and Boxes from Uttarakhand. They were made from Munj grass Cloves, ..

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Tribes India outlet opened in Prayagraj Airport

On July 1, 2020, the Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation (TRIFED) operating under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs opened a Tribes India outlet at Prayagraj airport. It is the second such opening of its kind and fourth in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Highlights In collaboration of Airport Authority of India, TRIFED had set up ..

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Minor Forest Produce makes record for the first time

The Minor Forest Produce (MFP) under the Minimum Support Price has hit a record breaking high of Rs 79.42 crores. With this, the total procurement for the year has crossed Rs 2000 crores. Highlights Among the state, Chhattisgarh leads with MFP procurement of 20,270 tonnes worth Rs 52.80 crores. It is followed by Odisha and ..

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Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana

Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana has been launched by Central Government of India for holistic development and welfare of tribal population of India. The scheme as outlined by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs is launched on a pilot basis and will be implemented in only 1 block in each of the 10 states being selected for the scheme. ..

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