Promotion of Tribal Products for North East Region’ (PTP-NER 2.0) scheme

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Overview:

Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd. (TRIFED) under Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs, would be launching the phase 2 of the ‘Promotion of Tribal Products for North East Region’ (PTP-NER 2.0) scheme, from 21st September to10th November, 2023.

About Promotion of Tribal Products for North East Region’ (PTP-NER 2.0) scheme:

  • It is a Central Sector scheme which was launched by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
  • Vision: To strengthen livelihood opportunities for tribal artisans through increased efficiency in procurement, logistics and marketing of tribal products.
  • It will be implemented in the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim.
  • It is being implemented in two phases:
    • In the First Phase of the scheme, 8 states and 38 districts were covered. Organisation of 64 Tribal Artisans Empanelment Melas (TAeM) were done by the teams of TRIFED and North Eastern Handicrafts and Handlooms Development Corporation (NEHHDC).
    • In the Second Phase of the scheme, 29 districts will be covered by the teams of TRIFED and NEHHDC to reach out to tribal artisans and showcase their cultural heritage.
  • Implementing Partners: North Eastern Handicrafts and Handlooms Development Corporation (NEHHDC), India Post under the Department of Posts, and other North Eastern State Government Departments/ Agencies.
  • India Post will provide logistics support in order to meet the scheme's goals.

 


Q1) What is Central Sector Scheme?

A Central Sector Scheme is a type of government scheme or program that is fully funded and implemented by the central government of a country. These schemes are usually aimed at addressing national-level priorities, concerns, and development objectives.

Source: TRIFED to launch Phase 2 of the ‘Promotion of Tribal Products for North East Region’ (PTP-NER 2.0) scheme from 21st September, 2023