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State wise population of Scheduled Tribes (ST) and their percentage to the total population in the respective states and to the total STs population

To download this file (Word Document, 86 KB), click here >> Source: State/UT wise population of STs and their percentage to the total population in the respective states/UTs and to the total STs population in the Country,  as per Census 2001 … Continue reading

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President Shri Pranab Mukherjee on Community Forest Rights titles, sustainable mining for the betterment of the tribals, and equality for the deprived

Education has to liberate a person from narrow world view and the boundaries of caste, community, race and gender. Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India Source: Welcome to the website of The President of India Address: http://presidentofindia.nic.in/ Date Visited: Sun May … Continue reading

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What are the Rights of Scheduled Tribes? – National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

The Constitution of India seeks to secure for all its citizens, among other things, social and economic justice, equality of status and opportunity and assures the dignity of the individual.  All Rights available to the Citizens of India, enshrined in … Continue reading

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Tribal communities without social bias against women: Attitudes to female children according to census data – Government of India

Rukmini S, The Hindu, New Delhi, October 31, 2013 | To read the full story with statistics, click here >> Despite having lower literacy rates than “others”, scheduled caste households have higher sex ratios, and tribals the highest of all, newly released Census … Continue reading

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Video | Recommended by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (Government of India)

Video Gallery Source: Video Gallery | National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Address: http://www.ncst.gov.in/video-gallery/9 Date Visited: Mon Apr 10 2017 12:46:04 GMT+0200 (CEST) Who are Scheduled Tribes? The framers of the Constitution took note of the fact that certain communities in … Continue reading

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