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    Covid Advisory - 7

    To proactively respond to the situation arising out of covid-19 and the long period of lock-down, TRIFED under Ministry of Tribal Affairs has been advising the States on several immediate, medium term and long-term initiatives to lend extra support to the tribals in this unprecedented times. TRIFED has extended funding assistance of Rs.15 Lakhs per VDVK (equivalent to Rs. 1 Lakh per SHG as one VDVK is a group of 15 SHGs of 20 members each).

  • Covid Advisory - 6


    Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) has prepared a ‘Concept Note on Covid-19 pandemic response plans for Scheduled Tribe Livelihood & Health’ which has listed the various initiatives that can be undertaken by the State Governments to minimize the effects of covid-19 pandemic on the health and livelihood of tribal population and can be funded under the Article 275 (I) grants. The State Nodal Department has to prepare a plan of activities to be undertaken under the components mentioned in the concept note and submit the plan to the Ministry for sanction of funds.

  • Covid Advisory - 4

    The Ministry has already advised States to utilize the available financial resources under the scheme for procurement of MFPs and requisite infrastructure.  To ensure relief to scores of tribals dependent on gathering of forest produce, the Ministry of Home Affairs has issued 

  • Notification/ Advisory
    Covid Advisory-1



  • Notification/ Advisory
    Covid Advisory - 2

    The current situation due to Covid-19 has dealt a serious blow to the livelihoods of the poor and marginalized communities including the tribal gatherers. This is the peak season for harvesting and gathering of forest produces in many regions which will lead to engagement of tribal gatherers into business and endanger their safety.