Shri V. Kishore Chandra Deo, Hon’ble Union Minster of Tribal Affairs & Panchayati Raj launched Tribal Forest Dwellers Empowerment Scheme of NSTFDC on 08.05.2013. Smt. RaneeNarah, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Smt. VibhaPuri Das, Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, were also present on the occasion.
Under the scheme, NSTFDC provides financial assistance upto Rs. 1 lakh at concessional interest rate of 6% p.a. to Scheduled Tribes Forest Dwellers received land titles under Forest Rights Act, 2006