Tribal Welfare: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Union Tribal Affairs Minister launches ‘1000 Springs Initiative’

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda recently launched the ‘1000 Springs Initiative’ at a programme in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The initiative aims at improving access to safe and adequate water for the tribal communities. It aims to generate livelihood opportunities for the tribal people and provisions for piped water supply for drinking, irrigation and sanitation initiatives. He ..

Kadar Tribe

The Kadar is a small tribe of southern India which lives in the hilly border region the cities of Cochin and Coimbatore in the states of Kerala and Tamil N?du, respectively. About the Kadar people The Kadar people live in the forests and have not been observed to practice any form of agriculture. They build ..

Special provisions for the states in the North East

While the abrogation of Article 370 which provided special privileges to the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the spotlight has now shifted to Article 371 which provides the special provisions to the North Eastern States. The North-Eastern states have been granted special privileges under Article 371 which provides a special status that aims to preserve ..

Van Dhan Vikas Kendra

India is a large and ethically as well as a culturally diverse nation. The Indian Government plans to leverage this diversity and provide an outlet for the tribal population in the nation to not only earn a source of income and improve their skills but also bring their traditional knowledge for the world to see. ..

Update : Tribal Welfare in India

In a written reply given by the Union Minister of Tribal Affairs to the Rajya Sabha, the nation was informed about the government’s efforts to promote tribal artisans and for Tribal welfare in the country. Go Tribal Campaign TRIFED had launched a “Go Tribal” campaign in June. Indigenous Products like tribal art and handlooms from ..