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Van Dhan Vikas Karyakram for tribal population

Posted on : 11 Dec 2019

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  • A total 799 Van Dhan Vikas Kendra in the 24 states have been opened since the launch of Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana.
  • These Kendra benefiting 12 lakh tribals across the country by providing market access to their products.
  • Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED) recently concluded Aadi Mahotsav.

Van Dhan Vikas Karyakram

  • Van Dhan Vikas Karyakram is an initiative targeting livelihood generation for tribal population by harnessing the wealth of forest i.e. Van Dhan.
  • The programme aims to tap into the traditional knowledge and skill sets of tribal people by adding technology and Information Technology for upgradation of output at each stage and to convert the tribal wisdom into a remunerative economic activity.
  • Van Dhan Vikas Karyakram seeks to promote and leverage the collective strength of tribal people to achieve a viable scale.
  • Implementation of Van Dhan Vikas Karyakram is through Van Dhan Kendras.

Article Related Questions

  1. Consider the following statements regarding Van “Dhan Vikas Karyakram”
    1.It is an initiative targeting livelihood generation for tribal population by harnessing the wealth of forest.
    2.Implementation of Van Dhan Vikas Karyakram is through Van Dhan Kendras.
    Which of the following statement is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 only

    2.2 only

    3.Both 1 and 2

    4.Neither 1 nor 2

    Right Ans : Both 1 and 2


  3. The 1857 Uprising was the culmination of the recurrent big and small local rebellions that occured in the preceding hundred years of British Rule. Elucidate (Answer in 150 words) - 2019 Mains


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