Minister distributes funds to beneficiaries of Van Dhan Vikas Kendra Clusters

Updated: Nov 20 2023 11:46PM

Guwahati, Nov 20 (PTI) Assam Minister Ranoj Pegu on Monday distributed funds amounting to Rs 1.81 crore to 84 Van Dhan Vikas Kendra Clusters under the Prime Minister Janjati Vikas Mission (PMJVM) here.

The education and welfare of plain tribes and backward classes (non-BTC) minister said that the PMJVM is a scheme for forest dwellers to collect and process naturally available forest produce for earning their livelihood.

Of the money distributed at the Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship, there was a revolving fund of Rs 1.63 crore and a supporting fund of Rs 18 lakh.