×

UPSC Courses

DNA banner

DAILY NEWS ANALYSIS

  • 16 September, 2022

  • 5 Min Read

Addition of Tribes to the List of STs

Addition of Tribes to the List of STs

Four tribes, including those from Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Chhattisgarh, have just been added to the list of Scheduled Tribes with the approval of the Union Cabinet.

About

  • The communities that were recently added to the list were the Hatti tribe in the Trans-Giri region of Sirmour district in Himachal Pradesh, the Narikoravan and Kurivikkaran hill tribes in Tamil Nadu, and the Binjhia in Chhattisgarh, who were listed as ST in Jharkhand and Odisha but not in Chhattisgarh.
  • Additionally, the Cabinet approved a proposal to move the Gond community, which is present in 13 districts of Uttar Pradesh, from the Scheduled Caste list to the ST list.
  • These comprise the five divisions of the Gond community (Dhuria, Nayak, Ojha, Pathari, and Rajgond).

Technique of Inclusion

  • Tribal Affairs Ministry analyses and forwards the recommendations for inclusion in the ST list to the Registrar General of India for approval after receiving them from the corresponding State governments.
  • Before the list is forwarded to the Cabinet for a final decision, the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes must first approve it.

Source: The Hindu


Draft Indian Nutrition Rating (INR)

Draft Indian Nutrition Rating (INR) The country's top food regulator, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), has published a draft regulation for front-of-pack labeling. Major Points This draft notification addresses front-of-pack labelling in an effort to deter customers from purchasing packaged foods that are h

Social Audit of Social Sector Scheme

Social Audit of Social Sector Scheme The Rajasthan government has made the first-ever decision in the nation to create a specialized social and performance audit authority to undertake social audits of initiatives. What does this decision mean, exactly? Make public accountability a priority: In addition to conducting performance

Dharamshala Declaration 2022

Dharamshala Declaration 2022 & Tourism In India A recent three-day national tourist conference saw the introduction of the "Dharamshala Declaration 2022." Details about the news In the National Conference, the Center announced a comprehensive plan for the tourism industry. By 2024, tourism will have returned to its p

National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC)

National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) & Higher Education The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda's National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) ratings recently sparked controversy since the institution's grade increased from A to A+ as a result of improvements across all areas. What is India's

Ethereum Merger

Ethereum Merger The second-most valued cryptocurrency in the world, Ethereum, just underwent a substantial software upgrade. About: Ethereum redesign: This process is referred to as "The Merge." It will do away with the requirement for cryptocurrency miners and massive mining farms, which previously powered the blockchai

Toppers

Search By Date

Newsletter Subscription
SMS Alerts