Schemes for Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) (Download PDF)


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Ministry of Tribal Affairs implementing “Scheme of Development of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) ” to comprehensively plan their socio-economic development while retaining the culture and heritage.

Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups

Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups

Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups

  • Habitat development approach crossing social and economic life
  • Aims for visible impact in improvement of the quality of life of PVTGs.
  • Funds allocated to State Governments based on proposals in Annual Conservation-Cum-Development (CCD) Plan
  • Funds approved by a Project Appraisal Committee


  • Activities under the Scheme includes
  • Livelihood
  • Employment opportunities and economic development of PVTGs through Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Dairy, and Vocational Training
  • Education (Literacy, Drop-out, Residential schools in addition to SSA and RMSA)
  • Health (Gap filling for effective health service delivery beyond NHM etc)
  • Provision of safe drinking water Land distribution, land development
  • Social security
  • Housing and Habitat
  • Connectivity (Road and Telecommunication)
  • Supply of Electricity
  • Solar power, with provision of maintenance
  • Irrigation
  • Urban Development
  • Culture
  • Sports including traditional and tribal games and sports
  • Innovative activity for the comprehensive socio-economic development of PVTGs.

Housing and Habitat

  • Housing and Habitat covers funds for housing for PVTGs, primarily through assistance under IAY and additionally through this scheme
  • State Government maintains the traditional architectural style of the houses constructed under the Scheme for PVTGs.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 17, 2017


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