Products made by the tribal
communities of Assam
Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana, a flagship envisioned by the honorable Prime Minister of India intended to generate sustainable livelihood generation for the tribal beneficiaries.
The scheme has been put under the direct purview of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.
Under the guidance of the ministry, the Tribal Co-operative Marketing Development Federation of India limited (TRIFED) has been appointed as the sponsoring agency for the scheme’s implementation.
The scheme being a nationwide scheme has established its strong presence here in Assam. In the state of Assam, the Welfare of Plain Tribes & Backward Classes has been appointed as the nodal agency to direct and oversee the scheme’s implementation.
The implementing agency for the scheme in Assam is Assam Plain Tribes Development Corporation, Government of Assam.
The resource agency engaged by the nodal and implementing agencies is Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India.