Ministry of Tribal Affairs has signed a joint communication with Ministry of Rural Development to promote sustainable livelihood opportunities. Through the joint communication, both ministries will together promote sustainable livelihood opportunities among tribal women Self Help Groups (SHGs) under National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM). Ministry of Rural Development will identify and map the tribal women SHG members including their individual livelihood assets while Ministry of Tribal Affairs will offer planning support to SRLM to finalize the State Annual Action Plan and include the same in its Livelihood Annual Action Plan.
The partnership between the two ministries will support the efforts of each other, such as the initiatives of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and objectives of DAY-NRLM deeply complement each other. Hence, they will together improve the economic opportunities available to tribal women by conducting the series of activities to synergize the efforts to fetch tangible results.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Union Minister for Rural Development: Narendra Singh Tomar.
- Union Minister of Tribal Affairs: Arjun Munda.