Tribes in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Encyclopedia of Tribes in Odisha

Encyclopedia of Tribes in Odisha was released by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Key facts With the release of the five volumes of “Encyclopedia of Tribes in Odisha”, Odisha became the first state in India to start an encyclopaedia on tribal communities and document their historic and unique traditions. The encyclopaedia was published by Scheduled ..

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75 tribal districts identified for TB interventions

Recently 75 high burden tribal districts have been selected by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and the Central TB Division of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to become TB free in the coming months. For 75 such districts, a three-pronged strategy is presented, focusing on the following: Generate demand for TB services through ..

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9 Current Affairs Facts on Tribal TB Initiative and Tribal Population in India

Under the TB Mukt Bharat Initiative by 2025, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the “Tribal TB Initiative” on March 26, 2021. The Ministry also published a guidance note on Joint Action Plan for the elimination of Tuberculosis (TB), a Special Edition of Tribal Ministry’s Publication ‘ALEKH’ on TB, and a document on Tribal ..

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‘Tribes India On Wheels’: Mobile Vans launched by Tribal ministry

The Minister of Tribal Affairs, Sh. Arjun Munda launched the “Tribes India On Wheels” Mobile Vans, virtually on Wednesday. A total of 57 mobile vans have been flagged off in 31 cities. TRIFED has adopted the title ‘Go Vocal for Local Go Tribal’ to improve the condition of the affected tribal communities during this pandemic ..

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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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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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