The J & K government has been working for the upliftment of different tribal groups which are living in many hilly areas. The government has now started focusing on education and they have recently decided to give smart schools in different tribal areas.
According to the J&K administration 200 Schools in Tribal areas being converted to Smart Schools and Rs. 104 crores being spent to strengthen school infrastructure in tribal areas, annual outlay of Rs. 30 crores earmarked for scholarships of tribal students
The Jammu and Kashmir Government is continuously making efforts to protect the interests of tribal people, including their land, education and upliftment of their socio-economic status.
J&K government scripted history with Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, handing over individual and community rights certificates to the beneficiaries of Gujjar, Bakarwal and Gaddi Sippi communities under the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006.
The initiative was hailed as a significant step with a potential to transform the lives of members of tribal communities across Jammu and Kashmir.
LG Manoj Sinha expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making it possible to implement the Act in the Union Territory (UT), and said the move will usher a new era of empowerment and prosperity for the deprived tribal population here.