Tribes in India

Muthuvans and Human-Animal Conflicts

The Muthuvans are a tribe of cultivators who dwell in the hilly regions of Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore and Madurai and Kerala’s Adimali and Devikulam forest regions of Idukki district. They have a rich cultural heritage and are known for their ..

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What is Santh Sevalal Maharaj Jayanti?

Santh Sevalal Maharaj Jayanti is being observed at the national level for the first time. This year marks the 284th birth anniversary of Santh Sevalal Maharaj. The celebrations are being organized by the Union Ministry of Culture under the aegis ..

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10th Infrastructure Committee Meet held

The Infrastructure Committee was formed in 2009. The main objective of the committee formation is to speed up the government’s decision on infrastructure projects. The tenth meeting of the committee was recently chaired by the Union Minister of Road Transport ..

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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 ..

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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, ..

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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), ..

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