Tribal Affairs

Tribal Affairs News

In Chhattisgarh, tribal leaders ask, ‘How can this be about conversion?’

The president of the Sarv Adivasi Samaj, BPS Netam, also a retired IAS officer, says the government had failed to assuage the “constitutional needs of tribals.” 

Ministry refuses to relax norms for 35 border projects

The decision, conveyed to the defence ministry on February 24, affects at least 35 projects.


PM Narendra Modi asks ministries, NITI Aayog to frame strategies for tribal areas

Minister for Tribal Affairs Jual Oram and senior officials were present on the occasion.

Centre to consider change in nomenclature of few tribes

Minister will look into availability of scholarships and finance training workshops for tribes through proper channels.

Gujarat slack in forest rights claims disposal

Gujarat ranks only above Uttarakhand which has less than 1 per cent disposal rate.

Cop in Jarawa video identified,faces action

Strict action will be taken against the cop,sources said here


Lower bar for tribals,says Bhuria

The government has found new ammunition in its fight against Naxalites — more facilities to tribals to bring them to the mainstream.