Sh. G. Ramesh Kumar, IAS
National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation (NSTFDC), an apex Organization under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs in 2001 was brought into existence with the sole aim of economic upliftment of the Scheduled Tribes in the country by way of extending concessional financial assistance to the target group under its various schemes.
The prominent schemes of NSTFDC are Term Loan, Adivasi Mahila Sashaktikaran Yojana – an exclusive scheme for Scheduled Tribe women, Adivasi Shiksha Rinn Yojana – Education Loan scheme, Micro Credit Scheme for Self Help Groups (SHGs) – comprising Scheduled Tribes as its members, Tribal Forest Dwellers Empowerment Scheme and Teak Growers Scheme.
There are still over two crore families of Scheduled Tribes to be covered. NSTFDC aims to put in more concerted effort to enhance its coverage as well as improved delivery system.The awareness among the target group of Scheduled Tribes about the various schemes of the Corporation can be enhanced with the wide usage of state of art technology. The entire team of NSTFDC will work hard with full commitment and dedication to ensure maximum beneficiary satisfaction in terms of value of service rendered.