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“Who are Scheduled Tribes?”: Clarifications by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes – Government of India

The framers of the Constitution took note of the fact that certain communities in the country were suffering from extreme social, educational and economic backwardness on account of the primitive agricultural practices, lack of infrastructure facilities and geographical isolation. The … Continue reading

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Tip | How many ‘Scheduled Tribes’ are there in India? And what distinguishes them from other communities? (‘tribal’ or otherwise) – Information provided by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

There are over 700 tribes (with overlapping communities in more than one State) which have been notified under Article 342 of the Constitution of India, spread over different States and Union Territories of the country. The largest number of main … Continue reading

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Information Relating to Tribals: The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) – Government of India

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) was established by amending Article 338 and inserting a new Article 338A in the Constitution through the Constitution (89th Amendment) Act, 2003. | Learn more >> Source: Introduction | National Commission for Scheduled TribesAddress: https://www.ncst.gov.in/content/introductionDate Visited: … Continue reading

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

Tips for a full and up-to-date list of FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS please visit the homepage of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes >> search for “Rights of Scheduled Tribes” or similar keywords in one of the search fields seen below … 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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