TCR & TI Activities

The Institute has the following Divisions to take up the research activities on tribes.

Ethnographic Division

  • Collects ethnographic information on various tribal as well as non-tribal communities of the State so as to examine the ST Status claim for inclusion in the list of STs and for recommending to Government and issuing clarifications to Govt., District Collectors and Competent Authorities from time to time or whenever sought by them.
  • Taking up Ethnographic studies on communities and Research & Evaluation studies on the programs being implemented by the Government and suggesting measures for effective implementation.

Tribal Status Verification Division

Tribal Status Verification (TSV) Cell has been created vide G.O.No.8/79-A1,dated 19.11.1979 with a prime objective of curbing the menace of non-tribal securing the admissions into various educational courses and seeking employment.

The Cell was assigned the following subjects

  • Verification of Social Status Claim of the candidates seeking admission into various courses under ST quota such as MBBS/BDS/MD/MS; Engineering/ M.Tech, Polytechnic, PG, B.Ed., Ag. B.Sc., and UG courses.
  • Verification of Social Status Claim of the candidates seeking employment in Central and State Govt. Departments and public sector undertakings under ST Quota.
  • Government has enacted Act 16 of 1993 with certain clarifications in issuing Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificates. Subsequently the Rules have been issued vide G.O.Ms.No.58, SW (J) Department, dated 12.05.1997.

Status of Scrutiny: (As on 2014)

S.No. Progress No.
1 Total cases scrutinized  
2 Clearances given  
3 Doubtful Cases referred to DLSC  
4 Cases cancelled by the District Collectors  

Protective Regulation Division

  • Land Transfer Regulations
  • Moneylender Regulations
  • Debt Relief Regulations
  • Abolition of Mahals & Conversion into Ryotwari Regulations
  • Abolition of Muttas & Conversion into Ryotwari Regulations
  • Ryotwari Settlement Regulations

Publication Division

The Institute has been publishing various research reports from time to time including biannual Journal called “Girijana Samskriti” depicting tribal culture and way of life. It is bringing out folders on Scheduled Tribes and so far, 15 folders are prepared on Scheduled Tribes. It is also publishing basic statistics on tribes regularly. Recently the institute has published a special edition containing Acts, Government Orders, Guidelines and Court Judgments pertaining to issuance of Scheduled Tribe community certificates and circulated to all the certificate issuing authorities for their guidance.

Evaluation Division

The Institute has conducted evaluation studies in the fields of Education, Health, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Minor Irrigation, Housing, GCC, ISB Sector, Special Nutrition, Income Generating Schemes implemented by TRICOR etc.

Trainings / Workshops Division

Orientation programme and