‘Center, J&K Govt to work on making Tribal Research Institute as Centre of Excellence’

‘Center, J&K Govt to work on making Tribal Research Institute as Centre of Excellence’
OSD informed that Department of Tribal Affairs is in the process of finalizing proposal for recognition of contribution made by the Tribals with particular focus on Youth of J&K.File/ GK

New Delhi: Central government and the Jammu and Kashmir administration will work vigorously towards making Tribal Research Institute (TRI), J&K, as center of excellence.

Officer on Special Duty, Mission Youth, Dr Abdul Khabir, stated this here today during his exhaustive deliberation with the officials of Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs regarding functioning of J&K TRI and implementation of tribal welfare schemes in the UT.

During the interaction, it was informed that TRI shall focus on core responsibility as body of knowledge and research for tribal development, preservation of tribal cultural heritage, capacity building of tribals and persons/institutions associated with tribal affairs, dissemination of information and creation of awareness.

OSD informed that Department of Tribal Affairs is in the process of finalizing proposal for recognition of contribution made by the Tribals with particular focus on Youth of J&K.

Union Joint Secretary, Tribal Affairs, Dr Navaljit Kapoor, while stressing need for making TRI J&K as Centre of Excellence, assured complete support to the UT in this regard.

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