Tribal Talent Pool

Tribal Talent Pool is a scheme of MoTA which aims at the development of the Tribal scholars by providing an environment of learning, support, contribution and recognition of the Tribals. MoTA has entrusted Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), one of the Centre of Excellence (CoE), with the task to assess and strengthen training needs and capacity building of such scholars and select 500 most talented scholars from the Tribal Talent Pool of Doctoral fellow. Under the Tribal Talent Pool scheme, MoTA is compiling information from approx. 5000 Research Scholars who are enrolled in PhD since 2011. MoTA has also identified few nodal Universities/Institutes for partnership in this program for proper coordination and implementation of the scheme. Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) is providing scholarship under the National Fellowship Scheme to 750 tribal students and the National Overseas Scheme to 20 students. IIPA will conduct various programs to improve the quality of research.