The Tribal Welfare Cell (TWC) was setup in 2011 after the recommendation of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India for setting up a cell in Raj Bhawan, Jaipur.
Tribal Welfare Cell (TWC) has been assisting the Governor in discharge of his duties/ responsibilities as envisaged under article 244(1) read with Fifth Schedule of the Constitution of India for ensuring peace and good governance in the Scheduled Areas.
The Tribal Welfare Cell in Raj Bhawan is headed by Director (Tribal Welfare) and Special Secretary to Governor and he is being assisted by Deputy Secretary, Joint Director, ALR, and subordinate staff.
Functions of Tribal Welfare Cell
Tribal Sub-Plan Budget Analysis
- The expenditure incurred against the allocated Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP) budget from the Annual State Plan is analysed to ensure that optimum benefits reach the targeted tribal beneficiaries.
The Annual Reports
- As required under Para 3 of the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution of India, the Annual Reports are submitted by Tribal Area Development Department and approved by the the Governor for submission to the President of India.
- Issues/representations received from the people/organisations of Scheduled Tribe communities are forwarded to the concerned departments for appropriate action and the responses received are apprised to the Governor.
Coordination with State Government
- Compliance of the directions given by the the Governor during the meetings on the issues of tribal welfare with Tribal Area Development Department as well as the other concerned departments are placed for perusal and appropriate directions of the Governor.