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Hon'ble Governor of Rajasthan Smt. Margaret Alva
Hon'ble Governor of Rajasthan
Smt. Margaret Alva


आधुनिक राजस्थान के निर्माता थे स्व. सुखाडि़या -राज्यपाल

‘जयपुर पैर’ के बाद अब जयपुर हाथ प्रशंसनीय -राज्यपाल

राज्यपाल की ईद-उल-फितर की शुभकामनाएं

Governor’s greetings on Id-ul-Fitr

राज्यपाल से मुलाकात

राजस्थान को अग्रणी राज्य बनायें युवाओं को समुचित प्रशिक्षण दिया जाये -राज्यपाल

राजभवन में रोजा इफ्तार रोजेदारों ने राजभवन में अदा की नमाज-ए-मगरिब रोजे इंसानियत सिखाते हैं -राज्यपाल

महामहिम राज्यपाल, राजस्थान श्रीमती माग्र्रेट आल्वा की रोजा इफ़्तार पर तकरीर

Speech By Her Speech By Her Excellency The Governor of Rajasthan Smt. Margaret Alva at the inauguration of Skill Development Programme

कौशल विकास के साथ आत्म रक्षा का प्रशिक्षण भी हो -राज्यपाल

राज्यपाल से श्री मैथ्यू मिले

राज्यपाल से मुलाकात

कुलाधिपति से कुलपति की मुलाकात

महर्षि दयानंद सरस्वती विश्वविद्यालय में कुलदपति नियुक्त

राज्यपाल से मुलाकात

श्रीमती माग्र्रेट आल्वा ने गोवा के राज्यपाल (अतिरिक्त प्रभार) की शपथ ली

गांधी जी की सादगी और विचारों को आत्मसात करं नई पीढ़ी -राज्यपाल

उच्च शिक्षा में गुणवत्ता के लिए समन्वित रूप से प्रयास करें -राज्यपाल

राज्यपाल से श्री जोशी मिले

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Tribal Welfare: Scheduled Areas in Rajasthan

In Rajasthan, India’s largest state (342,239 sq kms), tribals account for 13.48% of the total population. The bulk of the tribal population resides in five southern districts of Rajasthan which are collectively referred to as ‘Scheduled Areas’. The ‘Scheduled Areas’ -- which have the highest concentration of the economically weaker tribal sections of the society (4,724,622, as per Census 2011) -- include: Udaipur, Dungarpur, Banswara, Sirohi (Abu Road Block) and Pratapgarh districts. The tribal populace is dispersed in 27 Blocks and 4544 villages of these five districts.

Based on the concentration of the economically weaker sections of tribals in Rajasthan, 12 tribes have been listed as Scheduled Tribes under Article 342 (1) of the Constitution. Among these, the prominent ones are the Meenas, Bheels, Damors, Dhankas, Garasias and Saharias. The Meenas constitute 53.5% of the total tribal population in the State, followed by the Bhils at 39.65%, both together totaling to 93%. The Koli Dorr is the smallest tribe of Rajasthan, with a population of barely less than a 100. As for geographical dispersal, Banswara, at 72.30%, has the highest concentration of the Scheduled Tribes.

The bulk of the tribal population is engaged in primary sector as cultivators or agricultural labourers.

The Central as well as the State Governments are running/supporting several schemes for the tribals, particularly in the Scheduled Areas. These include up-gradation of merit and post-matric scholarships for ST students, education of tribal girls in low literacy pockets, vocational training programs for the tribal youth, the Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) and the National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Scheduled Tribes (Non-Plan), besides providing 100% grant-in-aid for minor forest produce (MFP) operations in the areas and several other loan/micro-credit schemes.

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