What’s in the news?
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Rs 24,000-crore PM Janjati Adivasi Nyaya Maha Abhiyan for vulnerable tribal groups from Jharkhand’s Khunti district.
- The scheme is meant to ensure last-mile welfare scheme delivery and protection for Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs).
- The scheme will work towards protection and nurturing of tribes – some of them living in remote jungles – which are on the verge of extinction.
- It will benefit and saturate the families and habitations with basic facilities.