Article 275 (1) Of The Constitution


Schemes under ARTICLE 275 (1) of the Constitution

        There is a provision under the Article 275 (1) of the Constitutions for improvement of rural infrastructure in tribal areas. The State Govt. had opted the schemes since 2003 - 2004 through this Department (Social Welfare Department). Certain infrastructures are being improved now and more proposals are moved to the Govt. of India for approval in the current financial year. Under the scheme, the Department takes up various programmes like construction of Tribal Art Center, Market Shed, Approach road, Culvert, Retaining wall, Anganwadi Centre building, Community Hall, Waiting shed for Farmers, Fish pond, Suspension bridges etc. and other public assets for the upliftment and development of the Tribal people.

         The scheme of EKLAVYA Model Residential School previously taken up by School Education Deptt. had now been handed over to the Deptt. of Social Welfare under this programme, Model Residential school has been established at Pukpui, Lunglei exclusively for Tribal students. This is funded 100% by Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India,