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TRIFED signed MoU with Dadra &Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu Administration to Implement MSP for MFP & Van Dhan Yojana

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TRIFED exchanges MoU with the Dadra &Nagar HaveliOn 5th March 2021, Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED), under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs(MoTA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with the administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu for the implementation of Minimum Support Price(MSP) for Minor Forest Produce(MFP) scheme and Van Dhan Yojana(VDY).

Implementation agency:

Dadra Nagar Haveli Daman & Diu Schedule Caste & Scheduled Tribes Other Backward Classes & Minorities Financial Development Corporation.

Features of MoU:

i.Under this MoU, the Mechanism for MFP through MSP and Development of Value Chain for MFP will be implemented in the Union Territory(UT).

ii.It is planned to establish 1 Van Dhan Vikas Kendra in the UT.

About MSP for MFP:

MSP for MFP is a flagship scheme of the MoTA.


To provide remunerative and fair prices to tribal gathers of forest products.

Points to note:

The scheme has injected 3000 crores into the tribal economy.

About Van Dhan Yojana(VDY):

Van Dhan Yojana is a programme for value addition, branding and marketing the MFPs by establishing Van Dhan Kendras to support the sustainable livelihoods for the forest based tribes is a component of the same scheme.

Recent Related News:

On December 31, 2020,  TRIFED (Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India) the commercial wing of Ministry of Tribal Affairs has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Deen Dayal Antyodaya-National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM)  for undertaking economic support programmes to boost the livelihoods of Tribal populations of the country & Women Self Help Groups (SHGs).

About Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED):

Managing Director– Pravir Krishna
Established in 1987
Headquarters– New Delhi