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Government of India
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
30-August-2012 18:30 IST
Tribal Population in the Country


Planning Commission has set up a Task Force under the Chairmanship of Dr.Narendra Jadhav, Member, Planning Commission in June, 2010  which reviewed the operational guidelines for an effective and meaningful implementation of Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP). As a follow-up of the recommendation of the Task Force, Planning Commission has made a classification of 28 Central Ministries/Departments-wise stipulated earmarking of funds under TSP which is at Annexure-II. Planning Commission had issued guidelines to all Central Ministries/Departments for differentiated Ministry/Department-wise earmarking of funds under Tribal Sub-Plan commencing from 2011-12.

Details of tribal population in the country, State-wise and Union Territory-wise, is at Annexure-I.

As per information received from the planning Commission, a statement showing the TSP allocation and TSP expenditure during the last 5 years is at Annexure-III.

            This information was given by the Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Shri Mahadeo Singh Khandela in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

Click here to see Annexure