Tribal Welfare Current Affairs, GK & News

TRIFOOD Parks in MP

The TRIFED (Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India) operating under Ministry of Tribal Affairs signed a memorandum of understanding with Akhil Bhartiya vanvasi Kalyan Ashram to setup TRIFOOD parks in Madhya Pradesh. What are the key highlights of the Memorandum of understanding? According to the MoU, TRIFED and  Akhil Bhartiya vanvasi Kalyan Ashram will ..

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Tharu Tribals

Context in Current Affairs: The Uttar Pradesh government has recently launched a scheme to take the unique culture of the Tharu tribes all over the world. The intention of the scheme is to put these tribal villages on tourism map. This will create jobs and bring economic Independence to the tribal population in the region. ..

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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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KVIC taps Indian Palm Industry

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission is to roll out a project to produce Palamgur and Neera. The initiative is to generate huge employment. Highlights Neera is to be introduced as a substitute for soft drinks. This will create self employment opportunities to tribal. It was first launched in Maharashtra where there are more than ..

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23 additional Minor Forest Produce included in Minimum Support Price List

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 increase in Minor Forest Produce is from 16% to 66%. In certain cases such as ..

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