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PM Modi to launch tribal groups development mission on 15 Nov

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. FILE/PTI

In an enormous step to empower tribals, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch PM PVTG (Significantly Susceptible Tribal Teams) Growth Mission on Nov15th on the event of ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas’.

Within the price range of 2023-24, the launch of the Pradhan Mantri PVTG Growth Mission was introduced to enhance the socio-economic circumstances of the PVTGs. There are 75 PVTGs in 18 States & UTs dwelling in 22,544 villages (220 districts) having a inhabitants of round 28 lakhs.

“These tribes stay in scattered, remote & inaccessible habitations, often in forest areas and hence a mission is planned to saturate PVTG families and habitations with basic facilities such as road and telecom connectivity, electricity, safe housing, Clean drinking water and sanitation, improved access to education, health and nutrition and sustainable livelihood opportunities,” a senior official stated.

The mission will likely be carried out by way of the convergence of 11 interventions of 9 ministries as an example, below PMGSY, PMGAY, Jal Jeevan Mission and so forth, he stated, including that some scheme norms will likely be relaxed to cowl these distant habitations.

For implementing focused schemes for socially and economically backwards scheduled tribes, the centre in price range 2023-24 has introduced the Pradhan Mantri PVTG Growth Mission.

The mission is aimed to enhance socio-economic circumstances of the notably weak tribal teams (PVTGs) by saturating PVTG households and habitations with primary amenities similar to protected housing, clear consuming water and sanitation, improved entry to training, well being and vitamin, street and telecom connectivity, and sustainable livelihood alternatives.

The mission envisages the provision of Rs.15,000 crore from the Growth motion plan for the scheduled tribes, for actions to be undertaken within the subsequent three years below the Mission, Minister of State for the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment A. Narayanaswamy stated in a written reply in Rajya Sabha in August this yr.

The Ministry of Schooling has additionally introduced earlier this week to rejoice the ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas’ in faculties in addition to talent and better academic establishments throughout the nation in a grand method, in keeping with officers.

The contributions of courageous tribal freedom fighters like Birsa Munda and others will likely be highlighted throughout these celebrations, they stated.

Final yr, the Centre had declared November 15 as ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Divas’ devoted to the reminiscence of tribal freedom fighters. November 15 is the beginning anniversary of Birsa Munda who’s revered as Bhagwan by tribal communities throughout the nation.

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