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This was said yesterday by the Deputy Minister, Mr Ramo Makani, when responding to Mr Cosato Chumi (Mafinga Urban-CCM) who asked the government to consider licensing villagers living around forest

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tribal Population, 02/05/2016. As per Census 2011, State / UT -wise and tribe-wise details of Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the country are given at Annexure I. Percentage of Scheduled Tribe persons below poverty line, State-wise and at all India level for the year 2011-12 estimated by the erstwhile Planning Commission are at Annexure II. Details of centrally sponsored schemes being implemented by Ministry of Tribal Affairs are given at Annexure III. State / UT-wise details are at Annexures IV to XV.

Recent SC order enlivens the hopes of people living in five Kaani hamlets

Forest dwellers inside Odisha’s Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) have put forward their own Community Forest Resource Management and Conservation (CFRMC) plan for vast forest stretches.

WWF, the world’s largest conservation organisation, has been accused by leading tribal defence group Survival International of inadvertently facilitating serious human rights abuses against pygmy g

Indigenous peoples made significant social progress, experienced a reduction in poverty levels in several countries and gained improved access to basic services during the boom of the first decade of the century, but they did not benefit to the same extent as the rest of Latin Americans, according to a new World Bank study.

NASHIK: The tribal development department has proposed Rs 464.72 crore outlay for Tribal development plan in Nashik district for the year 2016-17.

This issue explores the extent of children's vulnerability and resilience to climate and disaster risks in several Asian cities. Specific institutional arrangements, programmes and projects that aim to promote children's welfare in these cities are examined.

Mumbai: State revenue and forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said the government would draw up a comprehensive plan for the rehabilitation of slum dwellers on forest land.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tribal population, 07/12/2015. Based on Census 2011, conducted by the Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India, State/ UT -wise details of population of Scheduled Tribes (ST) and their percentage in each State/ UT are given at Annexure.