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Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
01 JUL 2019 4:30PM by PIB Delhi
Upliftment of tribal people

Major part of infrastructure development in tribal dominated areas and provision of basic amenities to tribal people in the country is carried out through various schemes / programmes of concerned Central Ministries and the State Governments. Central Ministries have been mandated to earmark 4.3% to 17.5% of their total Scheme allocation every year for projects and schemes for the welfare and development of tribal population of the country.

 

Details of Tribal Sub Scheme (TSS) / Scheduled Tribe Component (STC)/ Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) funds allocated by Central Ministries / Departments, State Governments and Ministry of Tribal Affairs under various schemes catering to Education, Health, Agriculture, Livelihood, Housing, Drinking water & Sanitation, Employment Generation, Skill Development, Women and Child Development etc. during 2014-15 to 2018-19 are as below:

 

(Rs. in Crore)

TSP/ TSS / STC component

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

Central Ministries / Departments

16,111

15,628

19,873

25,999

31,803

State Component

83,167

96,369

1,11,435

1,39,290

1,52,494

Funds under MoTA

3,850

4,550

4,799

5,293

6,000

Total:

103,128

116,547

136,107

170,582

1,90,297

 

 

This information was given by Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

 

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