ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

The Department of Tribal Welfare is functioning under the overall guidance of the Hon’ble Minister Shri Aghore Debbarma and the Secretary, Shri L. H. Darlong. The Secretary is assisted by Shri Rabindra Reang, Director; Shri Tamal Majumdar, Joint Director; Shri Saswata Sen, Joint Director; Sri Santosh Das, Joint Director & DDO;  Shri Sujit Patari, Asst. Engineer and Smt. Padma Debbarma, Accounts Officer.  

Functions:-

  • Formulation of Five Year Plans, Annual Plans, Perspective Plans of Tribal Welfare Department

  • Nodal Department for Monitoring Tribal Sub Plan in the State

  • Nodal Department for Monitoring ST reservation policy in the State

  • Nodal Department for implementation of SOTFD (ROFR) Act, 2006

  • Monitoring and implementation of State Plan Schemes, Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS), North Eastern Council (NEC) Schemes, Additional Central Assistance (ACA) Schemes / Projects, SCA to TSP, Twenty Point Programme etc.

  • Matters related to the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST)

  • Periodical assessment and evaluation of Tribal Welfare Schemes

  • Correspondence with Planning Commission, NEC and different Ministries of GOI regarding plan schemes / projects

  Brief Account of Human Resource:-

           The Department is organized into divisions/ sections/ cells. The Department of Tribal Welfare has a sanctioned strength of 637 employees and a working strength of 365. There are 3 Group "A" posts, 21 Group "B" posts, 370 Group "C" posts and 243 Group "D" posts. A brief account of human resource of the organization is given in the following table :

Category (Group)

Sanctioned strength

Man in position

A

03

02

B

21

9

C

370

177

D

243

177

Total

637

365

Position as on 29.04.2016

List of the divisions/sections/cells of the Directorate of Welfare for Scheduled Tribes:-

SL

Name of the divisions/sections/cells

1.

Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Cell (PME)

2.

Sub-plan Section

3.

IT Section

4.

Settlement Section

5.

Stipend & Scholarship Section

6.

Coaching & Allied Scheme Section

7.

Surrendered Extremist Rehabilitation Section (Development)

8.

Surrendered Extremist Rehabilitation Section (General)

9.

Nucleus Budget Section

10.

General Section

11.

Accounts Section

12.

Confidential Section

13.

Establishment Section

14.

Receipt & Dispatch Section

15.

Vehicle & Store Section

16.

NGO, Folk arts & Culture Section

17.

Special Cell

18.

Reservation Cell

19.

Legal Cell

20.

Engineering Cell

21.

AQ & PQ Cell

22.

Pension Cell

23.

Right to Information Cell (RTI)

24.

ADC Cell

25.

Scheduled Tribes & Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Right) Act, 2006

26.

World Bank Aided Rubber Project,  Development Unit

27.

Tripura Tribal Welfare Residential Educational Institution Society (TTWREIS)

  Administrative Setup of the Department:-

                To ensure, the delivery mechanism, works in fulfilling people’s aspiration, District and Sub-divisional level Welfare Officers are made to function in association with the District Administration. The Welfare Officers are now attached to the offices of the District Magistrate & Collectors and Sub-divisional Magistrates. Therefore, the District Magistrate & Collectors and Sub-divisional Magistrates have become all but the Nodal Officers of the Department.