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National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI): To be Inaugurated as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava

National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI)- Relevance for UPSC Exam

National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI): National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI) will act as a research institute working towards development and welfare of the tribal communities. National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI) will come under governance policies and programs for welfare of tribal people.

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National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI) in News

  • As a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, the Minister of Home Affairs and Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah inaugurated the National Tribal Research Institute on the 7th of June 2022 in New Delhi.

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National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI)

  • About: National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI) will be the premier national institute for the promotion and preservation of Tribal Heritage and Culture.
    • NTRI is also expected to become the nerve-center of tribal concerns, issues and matters in academic, executive and legislative fields.
  • Location: National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI) will be located in New Delhi.

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Key Functions of National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI)

  • Collaboration: NTRI will collaborate and network with reputed research institutes, Universities, organizations as well as academic bodies and resource Centres.
  • Monitoring: National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI) is entrusted with Monitoring projects of Tribal Research Institutes(TRIs), Centres of Excellence (CoEs), research scholars of NFS.
    • NTRI will also set up norms for improvement in the quality of research and training.
  • Policy Formulation: National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI) is also expected to provide policy inputs to the Ministry of Tribal Affairs as well as State Welfare Departments.
  • Other Key Functions: NTRI is entrusted with-
    • Design studies and programs that improve or support socio-economic aspects of tribal lifestyles,
    • Creating and maintenance of Database of PMAAGY,
    • Providing guidelines in Setting and running of Tribal Museums and Showcasing rich tribal cultural heritage of India under one umbrella.


Key Facts about Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM)

  • About: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is an initiative to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements.
    • Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is an embodiment of all that is progressive about India’s socio-cultural, political, and economic identity.
  • Celebrating People of India: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is dedicated to the people of India who have been instrumental in bringing India thus far in its evolutionary journey.
    • People of India also hold within them the power and potential to enable the Prime Minister’s vision of activating India 2.0, fuelled by the spirit of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
  • Beginning of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: The official journey of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” commenced on 12th March 2021 which starts a 75-week countdown to our 75th anniversary of Independence.
  • Categorize: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is envisioned to be celebrated in five categories –
    • Freedom Struggle,
    • Idea @75,
    • Achievements @75,
    • Action @75 and
    • Resolve @75

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