Tribes of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Tribal Welfare in India

India is home to many tribals who altogether comprise 8.6% of the Indian Population. Along with social backwardness and lack of access to education, health, and other welfare programs, Tribals continue to suffer from geographical isolation. To mainstream the tribals in India and provide them with an outlet for their upliftment, the government has provided ..



Tribes of Andaman & Nicobar

There are 6 aboriginal tribes in Andaman & Nicobar islands.  On the basis of features, they can be divided into Negrito and Mongoloid. Great Andamanese, Onge, Jarawa and Sentinelese are negrito while Nicobarese and Shompen are mongoloid. Shompens and Nicobarese seem to be descendents of primitive Malayans. These tribes still keep a separate entity and ..