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Vanjeevan for tribal livelihood to be launched on Dec 22

‘Vanjeevan’ the National Resource Centre will identify the problems in livelihood issues in select districts of six states having low HDI of tribal people

Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs in collaboration with UNDP and National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation (NSTFDC) will launch ‘Vanjeevan’ the National Resource Centre(NRC) for Tribal Livelihood issues at Bhubaneswar, Odisha on December 22, 2016.

According to a release of Tribal Affairs Ministry, ‘Vanjeevan’ will be a programme to identify the problems in livelihood issues in select districts of six states having low HDI of tribal people in the first phase. The states are Assam, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Odisha and Telangana. In the second phase the programme will be implemented in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Meghalaya and Tripura.

Jual Oram, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs will preside over the launch ceremony. NRC website and e-knowledge platform on tribal livelihood will also be unveiled on the occasion.

The launch would be followed by a workshop on Skill development and entrepreneurship landscape in tribal areas, Livelihood mapping; skill gap analysis- Farm, Non Farm and Forest based and Skill and Enterprise Promotion in Farm and Forest-based Livelihood on December 23, 2016. Eminent experts and senior officials of Centre and State Governments including Dr. Hrusikesh Panda, former Union Tribal Secretary and Dr. N C Saxena, former Secretary, Planning Commission will attend the workshop.

The programme will focus on the identification of local resources, keeping in view the existing skill level. The programme will facilitate utilization of funds under various Government programmes for the above purpose. The National Resource Centre will serve as a platform for livelihood mapping, skill gap analysis and knowledge hub where consolidation of best livelihood and entrepreneurship models will be accessible for tribal entrepreneurship development. 

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