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Government of India
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
12-March-2018 19:28 IST
Training provided to 47826 tribal beneficiaries/entrepreneurs from 2014-15 to 2016-17

As far as Ministry of Tribal Affairs is concerned, small scale industries specific scheme has not been formulated for imparting training to tribals engaged in such industries. However, training is provided to tribal beneficiaries/entrepreneurs who are generally either unemployed or self-employed for value addition etc. in traditional skills like handicraft, tribal arts, sustainable harvesting and primary processing of minor forest produce and similar other products etc.  Following is the number of such training imparted during last three years:

Year

Number of beneficiaries

2014-15

16122

2015-16

15135

2016-17

16569

Total

47826

 

This information was given by Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Shri Jaswantsinh Bhabhor in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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