01 January, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the findings of RTF regarding malnutrition among tribes in Odisha; about juanga and Paudi Bhuyan tribe
News: Right to Food Campaign (RTF), a platform of social activists, said poor implementation of government welfare programmes was marginalising tribals further in backward pockets of Odisha.
In the wake of malnutrition deaths of 20 infants of the Juanga tribe at Nagada village in Jajpur district in 2016, the RTF campaigners started visiting villages inhabited by particularly vulnerable tribal groups(PVTGs) in different parts of the State.
What did it reveal?
The criteria followed for determination of PVTGs are as under:
Source: The Hindu
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