PVTGs scheme | UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about PVTGs
1) PVTGs have declining or stagnant populations, low levels of literacy, pre-agricultural level of technology and are economically backward.
2) They generally inhabit remote localities having poor infrastructure and administrative support.
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) Both of the above
D) None of the above
Correct Answer is C
Context: The Union Minister of Tribal Affairs recently informed about the funds released under the PVTGs scheme, to the Parliament.
PVTGs are more vulnerable among the tribal groups.
Among the 75 listed PVTG’s the highest number are found in Odisha (13), followed by Andhra Pradesh (12).
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