Governor is pleased to establish a Board by the name “The West Bengal Limbu Development Board” with its Head Office in Darjeeling under the administrative control of the Tribal Development Department.
Tribal Development Department, West Bengal
Tribal Development Department has been constituted with a view to address specific issues related to welfare of Tribal communities of the State in a more concerted and holistic manner.
Constitution of Executive Council of the Paschim Banga Santali Academy in pursuance of resolution No. 4167-BCW dated 09.12.2005 read with resolution No. 3182-BCW dated 23.10.2007.
Constitution of General Council of the Paschim Banga Santali Academy in pursuance of resolution No. 4167-BCW dated 09.12.2005 read with resolution No. 3182-BCW dated 23.10.2007.
The aims and objects of Bhutia Development Board shall be to undertake all necessary activities for the protection, promotion and safeguarding of the Bhutia language, tradition and culture.
Livelihood of many tribal people is mainly dependant on collection of Kendu leaves and such Kendu leaves Collectors die accidentally during the collection of such leaves due to snake/insect bite, lightning, storm and elephant attack.