Tribal affairs ministry constitutes committee on CFR guidelines under FRA

News: The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has constituted a committee to examine and recommend Community Forest Resources (CFR Guideline) under the Forest Rights Act, 2006 (FRA) Facts: Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 It seeks to recognize forest rights of Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers who… Continue reading Tribal affairs ministry constitutes committee on CFR guidelines under FRA

Habitat rights for Chhattisgarh tribals in Naxal area soon

The Chhattisgarh government is processing habitat rights under Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 for Abujh Marias, a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG). The Abujh Marias live in Abujhmarh forest area in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights)… Continue reading Habitat rights for Chhattisgarh tribals in Naxal area soon