Scheme under Article 275 (1) of the Constitution [Central Scheme]
This Scheme is of Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India. The Grants under this Scheme is provided for creation and upgradation of critical infrastructure required to bring the tribal areas at par with the rest of the country. The infrastructure is to be upgraded so as to enhance capacity of the economy in tribal areas to meaningfully and more effectively absorb funds, including institutional finance and thereby create opportunities conducive to income and employment generation. Due emphasis will be given to infrastructure in the sectors critical to enhancement of human development indices such as in health, education, income generation, etc.