• Tue. Apr 16th, 2024

Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda met the members of the Tribal Council of Car Nicobar on the third day of his four-day visit to Andaman

Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda met the Chairman, Secretary, and members of the Tribal Council of Car Nicobar.

Discussions were held on the overall welfare of the tribes. During the discussion, the tribal communities also spoke about actively promoting sports like cycling, football, and kayaking.

Further, the Minister encouraged the tribals to take all steps for marketing virgin coconut oil produced on the island through Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation (TRIFED).

Union Minister planted a Rudraksh sapling on the premises of Circuit House, Campbell bay today. Great Nicobar Island has a native population of Rudraksh, a very sacred plant.

Members of the Tribal Advisory Council from  Nancowry group of islands, belonging to Nicobarese tribe called on Shri Arjun Munda  during his 4- day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Islands today.

Tribal Advisory Council is traditionally elected body looking after the welfare of the local people. Every village in the tribal area is having a village council headed by 1st captain and who is assisted by 2nd and 3rd captain.

Village Council does play an important role in day-to-day life. They are the link between the local administration and the tribal people of the island.

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