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Tribal Affairs Minister to launch “E-Tribes India” in New Delhi today

Going Digital will lead to the expansion of tribal commerce and the availability of tribal products over the large area, reaping greater benefits for tribal artisans. Retail Trade of tribal products would expand all over the country and the world.


Tribal Affairs Minister to launch “E-Tribes India” in New Delhi today
Going Digital will lead to the expansion of tribal commerce and the availability of tribal products over the large area, reaping greater benefits for tribal artisans. Retail Trade of tribal products would expand all over the country and the world.(Image credit: Twitter)

The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India, (TRIFED), under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, is going Digital as per the vision document of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.

The "e-Tribes India" would be launched today by the Union Tribal Affairs Minister, Shri Jual Oram. The Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Shri Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor and the Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Shri Sudarshan Bhagat will also grace the occasion.

The Launch of e-Tribes, TRIFED's websites includes www.tribesindia.com, www.trifed.in, and Retail Inventory Software and M-commerce app. Besides, the occasion will also mark the launch of 'Tribes India' Banners at Amazon, Snapdeal, Paytm & GeM. TRIFED's Handbook for Retail Trade and TRIFED's quarterly magazine 'Tribes Haat' will also be inaugurated.

TRIFED has developed its own e-commerce (electronic commerce) website i.e., tribesindia.com for sale of all its products and to tap m-commerce (mobile commerce) too. An Android App is also in place as well on Google store (Tribes India) which can be downloaded on any Android-enabled smartphone and sale can happen from this mobile app through an Android smartphone.

Going Digital will lead to the expansion of tribal commerce and the availability of tribal products over the large area, reaping greater benefits for tribal artisans. Retail Trade of tribal products would expand all over the country and the world.

TRIFED has entered into agreements with e-commerce platforms like Snapdeal and Amazon who will offer their customers various tribal products and produce through their portals Snapdeal and Amazon respectively to facilitate the online sale. On the request of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Ministry of Commerce has also made provision for the sale of tribal products through TRIFED on www.gem.gov.in. Also, Tribes India products are available on Flipkart and Paytm too.

TIEFED has been working on several aspects of marketing of tribal products like the online sale of tribal products through a mobile android application, participation in Exhibitions, Skill upgradation training, Preparation of promotion material on activities of TRIFED among others.

The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED), a multi-State Cooperative Society under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, is promoting and marketing tribal products, tribal art and crafts within the country and abroad by providing marketing support to tribal products through its network of 31 retail outlets "TRIBES INDIA", 37 consignment outlets of various State Emporia and 16 franchisee outlets.

It also organizes exhibitions like National Tribal Craft Expo called "Aadi Mahotsav" etc. in which it promotes and markets tribal products. It also facilitates the participation of tribal artisans to enable them to interact directly with art lovers to assess the market needs. In the last three years, it has begun providing e-commerce platforms to the tribal artisans to sell their products.

(This is a reproduced press release from the government of India as it is. Devdiscourse bears no responsibility towards grammatical or factual errors that may have been presented in the report.)


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