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National Tribal Policy

A draft National Tribal Policy was formulated in 2006. It covers all important issues that concern tribals. Its objectives are as follows: Preservation of traditional and customary systems and regime of rights and concessions enjoyed by different ST communities. Preventing alienation of land owned by STs and restoring possession of wrongfully alienated lands. Protection and vesting of rights of STs on forest lands and other forest rights. Providing a legislative frame for rehabilitation and resettlement in order to minimise displacement. Empowerment of tribal communities to promote self-governance and self-rule. Protection of political rights to ensure greater and active participation of tribals in political bodies at all levels. Reducing and removing the gap in the HDI of the tribal population and the general population. Ensuring access to health care services, safe drinking water and improved sanitation. Increase the participation of STs in sports and culture at local, district state

National Telecom Policy

The vision of the National Telecom Policy (2012) is to provide secure, reliable, affordable and high quality converged telecommunication services anytime, anywhere for an accelerated inclusive  socioeconomic development. The objectives/thrust areas of the policy are as follows: Increase rural tele-density from the current level of around 39 to 70 by the year 2017 and 100 by the year 2020. Provide affordable and reliable broadband-on-demand by the year 2015 and to achieve 175 million broadband connections by the year 2017 and 600 million by the year 2020 at minimum 2 Mbps download speed and making available higher speeds of at least 100 Mbps on demand. Enable citizens to participate in and contribute to e-governance in key sectors like health, education, skill development, employment, governance, banking, etc. to ensure equitable and inclusive growth. Provide high speed and high quality broadband access to all village panchayats through a combination of technologies by the year 2014 and