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Government of India
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
26-November-2010 17:25 IST
Development Package for PTGs
The Ministry has been implementing a 100% Central Sector Scheme viz

 

 

The Ministry has been implementing a 100% Central Sector Scheme viz. “Development of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups” for overall development of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PTGs). This information was given by Shri. Tushar A. Chaudhary, the Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

 

Under the scheme funds are released to States for various activities as prioritized in the Conservation-cum-Development Plans, prepared by each State on the basis of baseline surveys/other surveys for the entire XI Plan period (2007-2012).

 

There is no provision for rehabilitation package under the scheme of Development of PTGs.  However, the Scheduled Tribes are entitled for special package for rehabilitation as per provisions of National Resettlement and Rehabilitation Policy 2007, administered by Ministry of Rural Development.

 

The details of funds released to the States/UT during the last three years  is given below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details of Funds released to the States during 2007-08 to 2009-10 under the scheme of Development of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PTGs)

 

 

(Rs in Lakh)

S.No.

Name of the State/UT

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

1

Andhra Pradesh

860.000

985.000

0.000

2

Chattisgarh

700.000

615.330

0.000

3

Gujarat

500.000

1943.220

0.000

4

Jharkhand

0.000

1068.000

0.000

5

Kerala

0.000

960.000

10.000

6

Karnataka

200.000

3227.000

0.000

7

Madhya Pradesh

1000.000

3754.900

5067.800

8

Maharashtra

497.000

2007.980

556.125

9

Orissa

1000.000

1243.000

1228.700

10

Rajasthan

0.000

1120.490

0.000

11

Tamil Nadu

0.000

673.000

0.000

12

Tripura

185.000

403.000

461.800

13

Uttrakhand

0.000

0.000

100.140

14

West Bengal

300.000

901.740

537.235

 

 

5242.000

18902.660

7961.800

15

NGO Sector

543.892

304.124

399.960

 

Total

5785.892

19206.784

8361.760

 

 

 

 

 

 

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