Tribal affairs

Birsa Munda's contribution to freedom fight immense: Tribal Affairs department official

The indomitable courage of freedom fighter Bhagwan Birsa Munda is a source of motivation for all, said Joint Secretary of Ministry of Tribal Affairs Dr Navaljit Kapoor.

published on : 16th November 2021

Many tribal villages in Telangana lack key infra, finds study

A latest study by the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs has ranked the performance of nine erstwhile districts of Telangana based on the infrastructure available in their tribal villages.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Mayurbhanj Collector acting as BJD agent: Union Minister Tudu

Union Minister Bishweswar Tudu, also the MP from Mayurbhanj, alleged that the Collector had violated protocol during his visit to the district.

published on : 14th October 2021

National Scheduled Tribes commission convenes 6th hearing, Rourkela Steel Plant oustee issues unresolved

NCST's 2020 report had observed that all displaced families have not received alternative agricultural land, some were given agriculturally unfit land over 100 km away from land given for residence.

published on : 8th October 2021

Centre asks for status report on Tamil Nadu's Kadar tribals

TNIE had highlighted the plight of the tribal community on its August 09, 2021, issue. Since the area was prone to landslides, 23 families were moved to tea estate quarters in Thaimudi.

published on : 4th October 2021

Tribal Affairs Minister's help sought to tackle flooding in Odisha's Baripada

Despite repeated requests by villagers and local representatives, no action has been taken by the State government in the matter, claimed the Baripada MLA. 

published on : 1st October 2021

Telangana ministers meet over Podu lands issue, tribal rights also discussed

Across the two-hour discussions, the focus was on how forest land could be conserved while keeping in line with the Recognition of Forest Rights Act, 2006. 

published on : 19th September 2021

Odisha's water disputes with neighbouring states will be resolved soon: Union Minister Bishweswar Tudu

Union Minister of State Jal Shakti and Tribal Affairs Bishweswar Tudu said the disputes will be resolved if states concerned come to a common table for discussions.

published on : 7th September 2021

Rourkela's tribal incubation centre runs into red tape delay

RSP has already provided a ready-to-use building infrastructure while NSTFDC is entrusted with bearing the recurring expenditure of the centre.

published on : 6th September 2021

Kollapur Farmers Producer Company: Incredible tale of farmers coming together

When Kollapur Farmers Producer Company started with about a hundred farmers from ST communities like Chenchus and Lambadas forming a collective to develop mango orchards in their lands.

published on : 8th August 2021

Young Tribals breathe life into dying art forms

The exhibition at the Tribal Museum in Masab Tank will end on August 9.

published on : 6th August 2021

Somu urges Centre to set up herbal plant research lab in East Godavari

“The local tribes utilise those plants for preparation of various medicines, but they don’t have proper identity.

published on : 6th August 2021

Arrest of tribals under UAPA on the rise, reveals reply of Ministry of Tribal Affairs

While the National Crime Records Bureau does not maintain such data, additional information was obtained from the agency, the ministry said in response to a question on the number of tribal undertrial

published on : 30th July 2021

Telangana government to focus on establishing MSMEs run by tribals in agency areas 

Tribals are being trained at the Forest College and Research Institute on sustainable and scientific harvesting methods, value addition of forest produce, packing, branding, etc.

published on : 18th July 2021

Odisha's new Union Minister Bishweswar Tudu’s ancestral village remains quiet

As there was a celebration in the BJP around two of Odisha’s new faces getting major positions in the Modi cabinet, Tudu's family in Khuntapal has stayed away from any revelry.

published on : 8th July 2021
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