PM Narendra Modi will today inaugurate first ever tribal carnival in New Delhi and will interact with several adivasis from across the country. The event will highlight cultures and traditions of several adivasi communities. Panel discussions and book fairs will also be organized. Prime Minister Modi, on September 17, 2016 had spoken at length about Van Bandhu Kalyan Yojana to adivasi communities in Gujarat.
On September 17, PM Modi said that the Government is initiating several steps for welfare of Van Bandhus. The Centre aims to spend nearly Rs. 60 thousand crore for the welfare of the community.
At an event in April 2016, PM Modi remarked that the country would prosper only when the adivasi communities develop.