Swasthya helps to bridge the knowledge gaps in tribal health & nutrition

Jan 19, 2022

On August 17 2020, Shri Arjun Munda, the honourable Union Minister of Tribal Affairs inaugurated the e-portal on tribal health and nutrition named ‘Swasthya’. A first-of-its-kind, it provides every kind of information related to the health and nutrition of the tribal population of India on a single platform.

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How TEDP is nurturing the revival of tribal arts and crafts

Jan 17, 2022

India is a land of arts and crafts. Due to its diversity, every region has its own history and tradition of art to offer, which includes drawings, paintings, embroideries, carvings, handloom weaving, rangoli designs, portraits, and saris among others. However, many traditional tribal art forms are on the verge of extinction or getting replaced because it is often not an economically viable option for artisans.

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TEDP has opened up a new avenue for tribal entrepreneurs

Jan 13, 2022

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic affected everyone around the world in one way or another. While many people combated with job losses and stared at an uncertain future, the Tribal Development Entrepreneurship Program (TEDP), a government initiative, proved to be a boon for tribal artisans across the country.

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Celebrating Tribes Of India With Janjatiya Gaurav Divas

Jan 13, 2022

10th November 2021 turned out to be a momentous day when the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi declared 15th November, as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas (National Tribal Day).

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Enhancing the entrepreneurial capabilities of the tribal artisans through TEDP initiative

Jan 10, 2022

Last year, Paresh Rathwa (53) received the prestigious ‘Gujarat Travel and Tourism Excellence Award 2021’ in the Best Handicraft category from the Gujarat Government. Rathwa belongs to the tribal community from the Chhota Udaipur district in the state of Gujarat and has been involved in painting the traditional Pithora Painting. It is believed that this traditional art is more than 12,500 years old and is found in the ancient caves of Gujarat.

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