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Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan to take up tribal varsity issue with Centre

Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan to take up tribal varsity issue with Centre
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Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday said that she will pursue with the union government about the pending proposal to establish...

Hyderabad: Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday said that she will pursue with the union government about the pending proposal to establish Tribal University at Mulugu district in the State soon.

The Governor has reviewed the tribal welfare schemes with the State officials in Raj Bhavan here. Speaking on the occasion, she said that it required the union cabinet's clearance to set up the tribal university under the AP Reorganisation Act-2014.

Tamilisai asked the officials to encourage and develop the entrepreneurship among tribal youth particularly on abundantly available herbal medicines in tribal areas.

She advised the officials to document the medicinal values in the herbs, roots that are known only to the local tribal community.

The Governor said she will visit some of the tribal areas and meet directly with the tribal folk soon. "I want to visit a tribal village and stay back there for night halt to understand the cultural divide and their native problems.

She said, as a medical student, she has visited remote tribal areas of Andaman Islands along with her friends to render voluntary services.

Earlier, the Governor has played with the Koya and Lambada cultural troupes of Bhadrachalam and Nagarkurnool districts. The members of the cultural troupes happily said that it is for the first time that they have visited Raj Bhavan, Hyderabad.

Secretary, Tribal Welfare department BMD Ekka, Secretary to Tribal Welfare Residential School Society Dr RS Praveen Kumar, Commissioner to Tribal Welfare, Dr Christina Chongthu and other senior officials attended.

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