Tribal Affairs Ministry today signed an agreement with Indian Institute of Public Administration, IIPA for setting up of National Institute of Tribal Research at the IIPA campus, New Delhi.
The proposed National Institute will be functional in a few months and will be engaged in quality tribal research in collaboration with reputed government and non governments NGOs spread over the country.
The agreement was signed in the presence of Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda.
Addressing the valedictory session of two Days National Tribal Research Conclave Mr Munda said, the new National Institute of Tribal Research should also have an educational wing to educate students on tribal development and tribal art and culture.
He said, the Ministry has designed workable models which provide end to end solution as part of action research to be implemented by policy initiatives.
He said, the Ministry is funding Tribal Research Institutions for research on various aspects of tribal life and culture but now intervention of research with policy should be emphasized in their research.
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