Irula Tribal girl gets admission to MBBS in TN

Chennai, Nov 11 (BPNS) When S. Sreemathy got admission to Tirunelveli Government Medical College for MBBS course, she was scripting history as she is the first from her Irula community who is getting the honour. She said that her achievement will be an inspiration to other members of the community to pursue their dream of […]

TN to set up exclusive furniture units for tribals

Chennai, Aug 5 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu tribal department will be opening two furniture manufacturing units exclusively for tribal people who are trained for making furniture using invasive plant species,  Lantana Camara. The furniture units will be coming up in Erode and The Nilgiris. A senior official with the tribal department while speaking to BPNS […]

TN Tribal department to provide special sports training for tribal students

Chennai, June 28 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu tribal department in association with the district administrations will be providing special sports training programmes for tribal students. As part of this project, the Kallakurichi district administration has commenced a ten-day special sports training programme for children of Ekalavya Tribal Welfare School in Kalryan hills. The ten-day programme […]