Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022

Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs


Parliamentary panel flags delay in construction of new Eklavya residential model schools

April 03, 2022 10:42 am

In its report tabled in Lok Sabha, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment lamented that there is a substantial gap between the number of schools proposed to be sanctioned and the actual sanction.

‘Joint Communication’ signed to secure rights of forest dwellers

July 06, 2021 11:01 pm

Javadekar said the joint communication indicates a paradigm shift from one of working in silos to achieving convergence between Ministries and Departments.

Govt takes steps to ease lockdown for Scheduled Tribes, other forest dwellers

April 17, 2020 8:22 pm

In a communication to all States and Union Territories, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said that “collection, harvesting and processing of minor forest produce (MFP), non-timber forest produce (NTFP) by Scheduled Tribes and other forest dwellers in forest areas” were also allowed.

No funds, Arunachal’s Eklavya school’s first batch may be its last

January 17, 2014 1:11 am

The authorities could not admit new students in Class VI because no new teachers were appointed due to lack of funds.

Orissa to hold Niyamgiri gram sabhas from July 18

July 06, 2013 4:52 am

Despite objections by the Union ministry of tribal affairs,the Orissa government today

Centre to fund education of SC/ST students

July 23, 2012 5:20 am

With an eye on the Lok Sabha polls 2014,the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs has decided to fund the educational expenses of Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe students between Class V and X in the country.