National Tribal Advisory Council to be set up

By Abha Manakatala - Thu Oct 29, 11:32 am

largeimg29_Oct_2015The Union Government has decided to set up a National Tribal Advisory Council under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister for monitoring tribal development programmes and schemes in the country.

While addressing the conference of principal secretaries of tribal welfare of various states, Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today said, “A National Tribal Advisory Council under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be set up for real time monitoring of the ongoing programmes and schemes aimed at welfare of tribal people and development of tribal areas. The Council will meet once or twice a year.”

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