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A world class tribal museum will be built in Uttar Pradesh. For this, a special action plan has been prepared with Dr. Navaljit Kapoor, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, who reached Lucknow. In this museum, where you will get a glimpse of the culture of the tribals, there will also be shops for the sale of their products. The Joint Secretary also met Social Welfare Minister Aseem Arun and discussed ways to expedite the schemes of tribal welfare in the state.
Before being elected as the President, when Draupadi Murmu had come to seek votes from the MLAs and MPs of UP, tribals from different parts of the state had come and welcomed her. Murmu had got a group photo done to make these moments memorable. Along with this, he took special interest in the schemes being run for the welfare of the tribals here. Since then, continuous work is being done to implement various schemes being run by the Central Government for the tribals here.
Recently, land was marked on Mohan Road to build a Tribal Museum in Lucknow. To see this, Joint Secretary of the Union Ministry, Dr. Navaljit Kapoor reached Lucknow on Thursday evening. On Friday, he understood the progress of various schemes with the departmental officers. Also held talks with Social Welfare Minister Aseem Arun. It has been decided that the team of UP will study the tribal museums built in other states. The museum will represent the 13-14 lakh tribal population of UP. Priyanka Verma, Deputy Director, Tribal Welfare Department was also present in the meeting.
Efforts to expedite the plans: Aseem Arun
Social Welfare Minister Aseem Arun said that the central government is running many schemes for the welfare of the tribes. Out of these, Eklavya School Scheme is very important for their economic, social and cultural development. It will be the endeavor of the state government that under this scheme more and more Eklavya schools can be opened in UP.