An account of two day training programme on “Governance of Schedule 5th Area” organised by Adivasi Darbar on July 2-3 at Jatrinivas, Bhubaneswar:

Around 250 tribals from all the 62 tribes, 119 ITDA Blocks, 46 Modified Areas Development Approach (MADA) and 21 Clustered Villages etc., across the State participated. Adya Gamango (Thophil), the convenor of Indigenous People’s Forum Odisha welcoming the participants shared the objective of the two days programme.

In the programme detail deliberation on the Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) (PESA), Act 1996, the Scheduled Tribes and Other Forest Dwellers (Recognition) of Forest Rights Act 2006, the Tribal Sub Plan (TSP),  The Land Acquisition and Fair Compensation, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (LARR) Act, 2013 and the Human Right Law etc. were made and discussed. Read more