Centre rules out plan to set up commission for nomadic, semi-nomadic tribes

The information was shared by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar in response to a written question in the Lok Sabha.

Published: 16th July 2019 06:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th July 2019 06:04 PM   |  A+A-

Members of a nomadic tribe from Odisha.(Pandarinath B | EPS)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Tuesday ruled out any plan to set up a permanent commission for denotified, semi-nomadic and nomadic tribes.

The information was shared by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar in response to a written question in the Lok Sabha.

"The government has not formulated any plan to set up a permanent commission for denotified, semi-nomadic and nomadic tribes," he said.

"A board namely Development and Welfare Board for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-nomadic Communities (DWBDNCs) was constituted on February 21, 2019," the minister added.

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