Major Achievements : 2012-13(Upto 31st March 2013)
Achievements of the T.W. Department during the year 2012-13 (upto 31st March, 2013) are given below:-
1. Educational Programme
§ 1,40,579 number of ST students were provided Boarding House Stipend, Pre-matric Scholarship, Post-matric Scholarship and Merit Award.
§ 800 ST students were provided coaching under the scheme of Coaching Center for Drop-out (Madhyamik) students.
§ 42,870 number of ST students were provided financial assistance for purchasing Text Books.
§ 836 ST students were provided free coaching under the scheme of Coaching and allied scheme for Joint Entrance Examination, TCS/TPS, ITI and GNM etc.
§ 52 number of ST students were sponsored for Nursing and Paramedical courses (32 students inside State & 20 students outside State).
§ 183 number of ST students of EMR Schools in Tripura appeared in AISSE (Class-X) under CBSE for the year 2012-13. All students successfully passed the examination. Out of 183 students, 151 (i.e. 82.51 %) students passed in First Division.
§ In AISSCE (Class-XII) 100 number of ST students appeared in the examination for the year 2012-13. All students successfully passed the examination. Out of 100 students, 86 (i.e. 86 %) students passed in First Division.
2. Economic Development
§ 1148 number of ST beneficiaries were provided financial assistance for Rubber, Horti, Tea and Coffee plantation.
§ 50 number of ST women Self-Help Groups (SHGs) were provided financial assistance.
3. Infrastructure Development
§ 22 (twenty-two) nos. ST hostels and 4 (four) nos. Tribal Rest Houses were completed.
4. Rehabilitation of Returnees
§ 4,198 numbers (cumulative) of returnees had been rehabilitated under various schemes.
§ Rehabilitation of returnees by providing vocational training in various trades for skills development at present is continuing in 1 (one) number vocational training centre at Lachi VTC under Santirbazar Sub-Division.
5. Implementation of Sch. Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006.
§ 1,20,418 Forest Dwellers (cumulative) had been given Forest Rights under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 and the quantum of land involved is 1,69,297.844 hectares.
§ Pillaring of land after demarcation through GPS is being executed.
§ Recipients of the Forest Dwellers are being supported through various programmes of Line Departments/MGNREGA for their sustainable livelihood under the State Level Flagship Programme namely “Economic Benefit Scheme for the Recipients for the Forest Dwellers”.