Department of Tribal Affairs and Hills

Government of Manipur

The Department for Development of Tribal Affairs and Hills, Manipur works on a three dimensional approach viz.
i) Protection of ST people from atrocities through the provisions made under the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities), Act. 1989.
ii) Promotion of Socio economic condition of the ST people through implementation of various developmental programmes and
iii) Preservation or rich cultural heritage of the ST people through systematic collection, documentation and preservation through Tribal Research Institution.