To recognize and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest dwelling Scheduled Tribes and to provide for a framework for recording the forest rights so vested and the nature of evidence required for such recognition and vesting in respect of forest land.
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.
Head Office of ‘Tamang Development and Cultural Board’ is in the District of Darjeeling, West Bengal, under the administrative control of the Tribal Development Department, Government of West Bengal.
Governor is hereby pleased to nominate the followings members to the General Body of Tamang Development and Cultural Board. It shall automatically expire on completion of five years.
The ‘Tamang Development and Cultural Board’ was constituted vide resolution No. 33-TDD/6S-80/13(Pt.-l) dated the 27th June, 2014 duly published in the Kolkata Gazette on 16th July, 2014.
All matters related to the welfare and development of the Scheduled Tribes, including provision of funds; Tribal sub-plan. Constitutional matters. All matters pertaining to the identification of Scheduled Tribes.