The Tribal Research & Development Institute Bhopal / List of scheduled tribes by the Commissioner of Tribal Development – Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh has the largest Tribal population of all the states. […]

Due to the varied socio-cultural and geographical environment and its parameters, the diverse tribal world of Madhya Pradesh not only has been largely cut-off from the mainstream of development but has, on this account, also been a cause of concern and special effort for the Central and State Governments since Independence. […]

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1. Agariya.
2. Andh.
3. Baiga.
4. Bhaina.
5. Bharia, Bhumia, Bhuinhar, Bhumiya, Bharia, Pando.
6. Bhattra.
7. Bhil, Bhilala, Barela, Patelia.
8. Bhil, Mina.
9. Bhunjia.
10. Biar, Biyar.
11. Binjhwar.
12. Birhul, Birhor.
13. Damor, Damaria.
14. Dhanwar.
15. Gadaba, Gadba.
16. Gond, Arakh, Arrakh, Agaria,Asur, Badi Maria, Bada Maria, Bhatola, Bhimma, Bhuta, Koilabuta, Koliabhuti, Bhar, Bisonhorn Maria, Chota Maria, Dandami Maria, Dhuru, Dhurwa, Dhoba, Dhulia, Dorla, Gaiki, Gatta, Gatti, Gaita, Gond, Gowari, Hill Maria, Kandra, Kalanga, Khatola, Koitar, koya, Khirwar, khirwara, kucha, Maria, Madia, Maria, Mana, Mannewar, Moghya, Mogia Monghya, Mudia, Muria, Nagarchi, Nagwanshi, Ojha, raj, Sonjhari Jhareka, Thatia, Thotya, Wade Maria, Vade Maria, Daroi.
17. Halba, Halbi.
18. Kamar.
19. Karku.
20. Kawar, Kanwar, Kaur, Cherwa, Rathia, Tanwar, Chattri.
21. Keer (in Bhopal, Raisen and Sehore districts). DELETED
22. Khairwar, Kondar.
23. Kharia.
24. Kondh, Khond, kandh.
25. Kol.
26. Kolam.
27. Korku, Bopehi, Mouasi, Nihal, Nahul, Bondhi, Bondeya.
28. Korwa, kodaku.
29. Majhi.
30. Majhwar
31. Mawasi.
32. Mina (in sironj sub-division of vidisha district). DELETED
33. Munda.
34. Nagesia, Nagasia.
35. Oraon, Bhanka, Dhangad.
36. Panika (in Chattarpur, Datia, Panna, Rewa, Satna, shahdol, Sidhi, and Tikamgarh Districts).
37. Pao.
38. Pardhan, Pathari, Saroti.
39. Pardhi (in Bhopal, Raisen and Sehore Districts).DELETED
40. Pardhi, Bahellia, Bahcllia, Chita Pardhi, Langoli, Pardhi. Phans Pardhi, Shikari, Takankar Takia, (in (1) Bastar, Chindwara Mandla, Raigarh, Seoni and Sarguja districts. (2). Baihar tahsil of balaghat district, (3) Betul and Bhaisdehi tahsils of Betul district. (4) Bilaspur and Katghora tahsils of Bilaspur district, (5). Durg and Balod tahsils of Bilaspur district, (6). Chowki, Manpur and Mohala Revenue Inspectorors’ Circles of Rajnandgaon district, (7). Murwara, Patan, Sihora, tahsils, of Jabalpur district, (8).  Hoshangabad and Shoagpur tahsils of Hoshangabad district and Narsinghpur district, (9). Harsud tehsil of Khandwa district, (10). Bindranawagarh, dhamtri and Mahasamund tahsils of Raipur district).
41. Parja.
42. Sahariya, Saharia, Seharia, Sehria, Sosia, Sor.
43. Saonta, Saunta.
44. Saur.
45. Sawar, Sawara.
46. Soni.

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Tribal Research & Development Institute is an organization of the Government of Madhya Pradesh, India, located at Bhopal, the capital of the state of M.P. It is headed by a Director who is an officer of the Government of M.P. The Institute is under the administrative control of the Tribal Welfare Department of the State Govt. It receives financial assistance from the Government of India, Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The Institute is the premier organization in M.P. engaged in tribal research. […]

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Date Visited: Sun May 24 2015 19:13:23 GMT+0200 (CEST)

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