Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
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Pradhan Mantri PVTG Development Mission

The mission is aimed at improving socio-economic condition of particularly tribal Group C

Posted On: 02 AUG 2023 4:44PM by PIB Delhi

For implementing targeted schemes for socially and economically backward Scheduled tribes, Government in Budget 2023-24 has made announcement of Pradhan Mantri PVTG Development Mission. The mission is aimed to improve socio-economic conditions of the particularly vulnerable tribal groups (PVTGs) by saturating PVTG families and habitations with basic facilities such as safe housing, clean drinking water and sanitation, improved access to education, health and nutrition, road and telecom connectivity, and sustainable livelihood opportunities. The mission envisages availability of Rs.15,000 crore from the Development Action Plan for the Scheduled Tribes, for activities to be undertaken in the next three years under the Mission.

This information was given by Minister of State for Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Shri A. Narayanaswamy in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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