Tribal Welfare Department, Govt. of Tripura has taken up various new initiatives. with an aim to create employment generation and to make financially self resilient or ATMANIRVAR of the unemployed tribal peoples of the state. As a part of this initiative, a programme has been organized on 11th January, 2022 at 12.00 Noon at Pragna Bhavan, Agartala for distribution of Auto Rickshaw to unemployed ST youths which was sanctioned loan in favour of them by ST Corporation under Tribal Welfare Department, Govt. of Tripura.
The Minister of Tribal Welfare & Fisheries Department, Govt. of Tripura, Shri Mevar Kumar Jamatia has inaugurated the said programme in presence of Dr. Vishal Kumar (IAS), Director, Tribal Welfare, Shri Pradip Kumar Debbarma, General Manager, ST Corporation & other dignitaries and distributed Auto Rickshaws amongst 20 nos.ST unemployed youths with a loan amount of @ Rs. 1.50 lakh per beneficiary.
It is to be mentioned here that Tripura Scheduled Tribes Co-operative Development Corporation Ltd. is providing various types of Term loans to tribal youths in various sectors i.e. Transport Sector, Agri & Allied Sector, Business sector with easy terms and condition at a low rate of interest to make them financially self dependent.
The Corporation is also providing education loans to tribal students for pursuing higher studies.