About CoTD


Commissionerate of Tribal Development has been established in 1982 under Tribal Development Department to oversee the overall monitoring and supervision of the progress of the all tribal development programs. The Commissioner is assisted by Deputy Commissioner and Director, PTG and Joint Director, FRA. There are 8 Deputy Director and one Accounts Officer in CoTD who assist in day to day working.

The Commissioner, Tribal Development is the chief controlling officer for departmental budget sanctions and allocations as well as implements and monitors progress of all tribal developmental programs within the State. The Commissioner, in collaboration with other departments, implements Vanbhandhu Kalayan Yojana, Tribal Sub Plan and Constitutional safeguards for the tribes in the state.

Commissionerate formulates schemes for welfare and development of dispersed tribal communities including the Primitive Tribes and undertakes relevant implementation activities. It also performs co-coordination functions with respect to all TSP related matters and where necessary, between Collectors, Project Administrators, District Development Officers and any other officers/agencies at the district level; with the technical and administrative Heads of Departments at the regional or State level; with the Tribal Development Corporation, banks and any other agencies involved in Tribal Sub Plan activities for ensuring speedy implementation of the schemes, removal of bottlenecks and securing of funds including institutional finance. All relevant tribal related activity monitoring, implementation and evaluation falls under the purview of CoTD.

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