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Union Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Arjun Munda has recently launched the “Programme for Capacity Building of Scheduled Tribe Representatives in Local Self Governments” in Bhubhaneswar (Odisha). He also launched “___(1)___initiative” and an online portal on GIS-based ___(2)___ with hydrological and chemical properties of the Springs on the occasion.
Addressing on the occasion, Shri Arjun Munda said that “___(1)___ initiative” aims at improving access to safe and adequate water for the tribal communities living in difficult and inaccessible part of rural areas in the country.
He said that online portal on GIS-based ___(2)___ has been developed to make these data easily accessible from an online platform. Presently, data of more than 170 springs have been uploaded on the ___(2)___.
Shri Munda said that the Capacity Building initiative is aimed at empowering tribal Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs) representatives by enhancing their decision-making capabilities at local government level. Among other issues concerning tribal development, it also focusses on constitutional and legal provisions that protect and promote the rights and welfare of the tribal population. The programme will ensure greater participation of ST PRIs representatives in planning, execution and monitoring of government policies and programmes. Their better participation in the development process would ensure better prioritization of the tribal development agenda.
The Module for capacity building programme has been developed. This module will be translated to the local languages for imparting training. The Capacity Building Programme will be implemented in a cascading mode for better coverage and faster implementation. The programme will commence with the Training of Master Trainers followed by training of facilitators.
Which of the following institution/s will implement the Capacity Building Programme mentioned in the passage?
Khadi and Village Industries Commission
Van Dhan Kendras
Tribal Culture Centre
State Institute for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj
All of the above
The programme will be implemented by State governments through respective State Institute for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (SIRD&PR) and Tribal Research Institutes (TRIs).
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