Tribal Chair established at IIT, Jammu and Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri
500 tribal youths will be trained under the financial education program offered by the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Bank of Punjab: LG
J&K UT government works tirelessly for holistic development of tribal communities, promotion of entrepreneurship among tribal youth and women, transformation of tribal schools, village development, tourism, Van Dhan implemented for their empowerment: LG
The J&K Tribal Research Institute preserves tribal cultural heritage, commends the outstanding achievements of tribal communities, identifies tribal issues, pursues research activities for capacity building to realize their full potential: LG
We have developed an effective and comprehensive strategy, executed at the local level to improve the incomes of tribal families and provide fulfilling opportunities for young people, the best possible medical care facilities and bring every family under the social safety net: Lt Governor
· LG reports 41 ambulances for tribal villages; Launches TRI Web Portal, Tribal Helpline, Skills Development Program, Smart Survey App, Teleconsultation Service for Migrant Tribal Population
· opens a state-of-the-art computer lab; publishes the first edition of the TRI newsletter and a book entitled “Khanabadosh”
SRINAGAR, JUNE 26: Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha today bestowed the first-ever UT-Level Tribal Awards at SKICC, Srinagar and commended the individuals and institutions for their exemplary services to tribal welfare and achievements in the fields of sport, education, culture, literature and science. & Technology.
Extremely proud to have participated in the first ever UT Level Tribal Awards Ceremony. This initiative to recognize community achievement and service will encourage many more to work for the well-being of others, the Lieutenant Governor said.
Highlighting the steps the government is taking for the welfare of the J&K tribal community, the Lieutenant Governor said the UT government is working tirelessly for the holistic development of tribal communities, promoting entrepreneurship among tribal youth and women, transformation of tribal schools, village development. , tourism, Van Dhan being implemented for their empowerment.
The Lieutenant Governor announced that 500 tribal youths will be trained under the financial education program offered by Bombay Stock Exchange and Punjab National Bank.
To ensure the sustainable livelihood of the youths, the administration has set up mini sheep farms in the tribal areas. Efforts are being made to link tribal youth to the dairy sector, in addition skills development and vocational training programs have been launched to bring a large population into the mainstream economy, the lieutenant governor said.
The Lieutenant Governor said that after many years of waiting, the Forest Rights Act was implemented by the government last year. The UT administration is setting up 100 Van Dhan Kendras in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure the sustainable livelihood of tribal families.
The government is also launching 1,500 Van Dhan self-help groups to make women in the tribal community financially independent and self-sufficient, he added.
On this historic occasion, Memoranda of Understanding were signed between the Department of Tribal Affairs and IIT Jammu and Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri for the establishment of a Tribal Chair in the two institutes.
The Lieutenant Governor called the establishment of tribal chairs a milestone in academic research and the preservation of the cultural heritage of the tribal community. “This will bridge the gap of research and institutional support. The collaboration will work towards the preservation of rare books, linguistic styles, socio-cultural heritage and, most importantly, documented history can be digitized,” he added.
The Lieutenant Governor said the J&K Tribal Research Institute preserves tribal cultural heritage, commends the outstanding achievements of tribal communities, identifies tribal issues, pursues research activities for capacity building to fully realize their potential.
Guided by the high ideals of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas, Sabka Prayas’ of the Honorable Prime Minister, the UT administration not only proudly appreciates the indispensable contribution of the tribal society, but also steers resolutely towards the establishment of a new order based on social equity and social harmony in the Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, observed the Lieutenant Governor.
We have developed an effective and comprehensive, locally executed strategy to improve the incomes of tribal families and provide fulfilling opportunities for young people, the best possible medical care facilities and bring every family under the social safety net, said the lieutenant governor.
The Lieutenant Governor said that for the first time in history, ASHA health workers from the tribal community are being appointed to work for the health care of the people living in the high pasture region during the summer season. The government has launched a telemedicine program to reach tribal people living in remote areas with the services of specialist doctors. In addition to the tribal health plan launched last year, the telemedicine and mobile medical care unit will bring much-needed transformation in health care for tribal families, he noted.
The Lieutenant Governor observed that over the past two years, the UT government has worked to achieve the balanced development of infrastructure as well as human resources through a multitude of policy decisions, plans and programs without previous.
Calling education the most powerful tool for the advancement of tribal communities, the Lieutenant Governor said the scholarship budget had been increased to Rs 45 crore from last year’s Rs. 31 billion.
Commending the efforts of UT’s Tribal Affairs Department officials, the lieutenant governor called on the department to focus on converging all available welfare plans so that the maximum benefits trickle down to the local level.
The Lieutenant Governor also highlighted the recent launch of Pradhan Mantri Adi Adarsh Gram Yojana for the rapid and inclusive development of tribal villages. He also urged the UT Tribal Department to review programs related to climate action and launch the annual Earth Care Awards, which will be given for tribal community-based performance.
Chief Secretary Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta called the occasion a significant beginning of a new era for the development of the tribal community. The initiatives launched today are part of our efforts to connect the tribal population with the development mainstream, he added.
Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Secretary to the Government, Department of Tribal Affairs, highlighted various initiatives taken to empower the tribal community of Jammu and Kashmir.
The event also witnessed the inauguration and launch of various tribal community welfare initiatives, including the first edition of the TRI newsletter, the Tribal Research Institute web portal, Tribal Helpline, Advanced Computer Lab, Skills Development Program for Tribal Vulnerable Groups, Tele-Consultation Facility for Migrant Tribal Population, Smart Survey Application for Nomadic Tribal Communities and a Book titled “ Khanabadosh”.
Later, the Lieutenant Governor reported 41 ambulances for different tribal villages.
Teacher. Akbar Masood, BGSBU Vice Chancellor; Deputy Commissioners of various districts; members of the PRI; prominent citizens and members of the tribal community in large numbers were present on the occasion. (KNS)