Data and Statistics
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Land title to tribals and other forest dwellers, 21/12/2015
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Land title to tribals and other forest dwellers, 21/12/2015. The State/ UT wise details of forest area are given in Annexure-I. The Ministry of Tribal Affairs is the Nodal Ministry for implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 also known as Forest Rights Act,2006. As per the information provided by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, a total of 4,405,395 claims have been filed and 1,708,973 titles have been distributed as on 31st October, 2015. The State/ UT wise details of number of claims received and title distributed are given in Annexure-II.