National Commission for Denotified, Nomadic & Semi-Nomadic Tribes

  • The Government of India on 14th march, 2005 constituted National Commission for De-notified, Nomadic and Semi Nomadic tribes to study  various developmental aspects of these Tribes. 
  • The Government of India also appointed the Chairman, a Member and the Member Secretary of this commission on 6th February, 2006.
  • The Commission  assumed its functioning w.e.f. 6th February, 2006.

Composition of the Commission is as follows:-

            (i)        Shri Balkrishna Sidram Renke   -           Chairman

            (ii)       Shri Laxmanbhai K. Patni           -           Member

            (iii)      Shri Lakshmi Chand                      -           Member Secretary.

The terms of reference of the NCDNT were as under:-

  • To specify the economic interventions required for raising the living standards of Denotified, Nomadic and Semi Nomadic ‘Tribes’ by asset creation and self-employment opportunities;
  • To recommend measures to utilize the existing channeling agencies set up for the economic development of SC/STs and OBCs for extending an economic development package to these groups, keeping in view their specific requirements;
  • To identify programmes required for their education, development and health; and
  • To make any other connected or incidental recommendation that the Commission deems necessary.

The NCDNT has submitted its report to the Government which is under consideration of the Government .




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