Van Dhan Yojana 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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Van Dhan Yojana: Expanded from 18,000 Van Dhan SHGs to 50,000

On June 15, 2020, a webinar was organized by the TRIFED (Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India). The webinar was titled “Van Dhan: Tribal Startups Bloom in India” During the webinar, it was informed that current coverage Van Dhan scheme is to be increased from 18,000 SHGs to 50,000 SHGs. This is to be ..

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TRIFED offers marketing support to Masks under Van Dhan Scheme

The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) that operates under Ministry of Tribal Affairs is now providing marketing support to NGOs and Van Dhan beneficiaries. The support is being offered to handicrafts, handlooms and natural products. Highlights The Van Dhan beneficiaries have begun to create masks at home. This helps themselves and the ..

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“Tech for Tribal”-Launched by TRIFED to develop Tribal Entrepreneurship

On March 19, 2020, TRIFED, the Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India launched “Tech for Tribal” initiative. The initiative aims at providing entrepreneurship skills to the tribal people. Highlights The initiative is to benefit 3 lakh people. The TRIFED has launched the initiative along with Institutes of National Importance. It includes IIT-Kanpur, IIM Indore, ..

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Government to expand Van Dhan Vikas Kendras in Tribal Districts across country

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) is going to expand Van Dhan Vikas Kendras in tribal districts across the country. About 3000 such kendras are proposed to be set up in two years in all forested Tribal Districts. Initially, it will be taken up on priority in 39 districts with more than 50% tribal population ..

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