Facilities in Scheduled Tribes Areas

(Judicial Quest News Service)

Scheduled Tribe Component (STC) / Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP) is the dedicated source of fund for tribal development across the country including Bihar.  40 Central Ministries has been mandated to earmark Tribal Sub-Plan funds in the range of 4.3% to 17.5% of their total Scheme allocation every year for tribal development. Infrastructure development in all areas including tribal dominated areas in the country is carried out through these schemes / programmes of concerned Central Ministries and the State Governments. These schemes relate to various sectors including rural development, housing, drinking water & sanitation, nutrition etc.

Union Budget 2019-20 has been placed before Parliament and may be accessed at www.indiabudget.gov.in.

This information was given by Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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