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Last Updated on: March 01, 2023


The department has so far been performing the task of a Nodal Department for formulation and implementation of policies and programmes for welfare and development of the Scheduled Tribes in the State. The department is also vested with the responsibilities of implementing the provisions of the Assam SC/ ST (Reservation of Vacancies in Services and Post) Act, 1978 & amended in 2012 and rules framed hereunder. Accordingly, all matters connected with the welfare, employment, socio-economic upliftment and all measures and schemes designed for the promotion and development of Scheduled Tribes falls within the domain of Tribal Affairs (Plain) Department.

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