(The Gist of PIB) Challenges Faced by Nomadic Tribes
(THE GIST OF PIB) Challenges Faced by Nomadic Tribes
Nomads and Semi-Nomads are social groups who undertakes a fairly frequent, usually seasonal physical movement as part of their livelihood strategy and moves from one place to another.
Denotified tribes are those that were notified under the Criminal Tribes Acts enforced during British Rule, whereby entire populations were branded criminals by birth. In 1952, the Act was repealed and the communities were de-notified.
Welfare Board for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities (DWBDNCs): Ministry/Department of Social Justice and Empowerment has constituted Development and for Development and Welfare of these Communities for a period of three years extendable upto 5 years with the following responsibilities:
To formulate and implement Welfare and Development programmes, as required, for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities.
To identify the locations/areas where these communities are densely populated.
To assess and identify gaps in accessing existing programmes and entitlements and to collaborate with Ministries/implementing agencies to ensure that ongoing programmes meet the special requirements of De-notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities.
To monitor and evaluate the progress of the schemes of Government of India and the States/UTs with reference to Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities.