Primitive Tribes

Primitive Tribes : The distribution formula is

  • 40% of the amount on numerical size of the Primitive Tribal Communities.
  • 30% according to population depending on different occupations, namely :
    • Food gathering or hunting
    • Shifting Cultivation,
    • Sedentary cultivation and
    • Other occupation with weightage accorded in the ratio of 5:3:1:1 respectively.
  • 15% according to number of Primitive Tribal Communities in the States/Uts.
  • 15% in inverse proportion to per capita Net State Domestic product with weightage to primitive tribal population.
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