Information System distributing Forest Rights

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Schedule Tribe and other Traditional Forest Dwellers (recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 ... Conversion of forest villages into revenue villages so they also get covered ...

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1. Information System distributing Forest Rights or

2. Schedule Tribe and other Traditional Forest Dwellers (recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 The Forest Rights Act basically seeks to legalise existing rights to undo a historic injustice against indigenous and tribal peoples of India. Applicable to all the States/UTs’ excluding J&K Including approx 2474 forest villages in 12 STATES/UT

3. Peculiarities of North East Nagaland and Mizoram: No effect unless State Assembly passes resolution -Article 371 (A) & (G) provides that “(1) Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution,—(a) no Act of Parliament in respect of—(ii) Naga customary law and procedure (iv) ownership and transfer of land and its resources, shall apply to the State of Nagaland/Mizoram unless the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland & Mizoram by a resolution so decides.” Areas under the Sixth Schedule -The areas of Assam, Tripura, Mizoram and Meghalaya that fall under the Sixth Schedule have a different type of protection. The Sixth Schedule clearly provides that the Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) of these areas have the power to make laws with respect to forests (excepting reserved forests) and with respect to land.  

4. Functional Scope of project Rights and responsibility under the ACT (Individual and community) (Phase – I) Infrastructure- road, communication, community centres, health centres, schools, anganwadis, hostels (Existing and ongoing –financial and physical) (Phase –II) Livelihood – poverty assistance, health, education etc. (Individual and household) (Phase – II)

5. Schedule Tribe and other Traditional Forest Dwellers (recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 -Rights and Responsibilities Individual Claims – Rights for habitation Rights for self cultivation Rights on disputed land for habitation/self cultivation Right of conversion of any Patta/Lease/Grant Right for in situ rehabilitation or alternative land in case of illegal eviction Rights on land where displaced with out land compensation Any other traditional right not included above

6. Schedule Tribe and other Traditional Forest Dwellers (recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 -Rights and Responsibilities Community Claims- Nistar rights-sharing of natural forest resources Rights on minor forest produce Entitlement of fishing, water bodies, grazing and traditional resources access for nomadic people Tenure for habitat and habitation Access to bio-diversity, intellectual property and traditional knowledge Other community traditional rights not covered above

7. ..contd.. Other Key Points Conversion of forest villages into revenue villages so they also get covered under normal development administration and schemes (such as GP, block etc) Any settlers after 13/12/2005 is to be considered outside the preview of act and are not entitled to rights under the act. Rights of re-settlement (residing in critical wild-life areas as defined by MoE&F in National Park, Sanctuaries etc )

8. .. Key Points contd.. Education (Schools, Adult education, Hostels etc) Dispensary or hospitals Anganwari, Fair price shops, Electric and telecommunication lines Tanks and water bodies, Drinking water supply pipes lines Water & rain harvesting structures, Minor irrigation canals Non conventional energy sources Skill upgradation and vocational trainings centres, Roads and community centres (Above diversion can be only done, if forest land required for any of the purposes is less than 1 hectares) (Also any of the above developmental scheme is recommended by Gram Sabha). But no rights on Hunting, trapping and extracting parts of wild animals Rights only for bona-fide livelihood not for commercial use Rights only inheritable not for sale/transfer

9. Process Work Flow Formation of Committees Claimants will file the claims in prescribed formats. Format as given final rules by Ministry of Tribal Affairs can be used. Forest Rights committee (of Gram Sabha) shall collect, scrutinize and assist Gram Sabha (GS) GS will take view and pass the resolution (for and against) and forward to Sub Division Level Committee (SDLC) Compilation by SDLC (SDO = Chairperson ) SDLC will prepare the draft record of forest rights in a meeting and forward to District level Committee (DLC) through SDO District Committee will take the final decision (approve or reject)… Aggrieved Claimant from GS/SDLC decisions could go to SDLC/ DLC…Otherwise No direct petitions Once Record of forest rights are approved by DLC, the decisions will be sent to Revenue Department for updation of revenue records

11. State Level Implementation and Monitoring State Tribal Department or Department looking after Tribal Affairs shall be the nodal agency for implementation of Act (list of Nodal agencies) Holding of Gram Sabha meetings SLC DLC and SDLC formation and notification All the states will be requested to enter details of DLC and SDLC through proposed online system

12. Gram Sabha Vested considerable authority on Gram Sabha (PESA and non-PESA areas) GS meeting to be convened by Gram Panchayat. Form Forest Rights Committee (FRC) from its members of < 10 persons where in 1/3rd shall be STs, 1/3rd women. GS will initiate the process of determination nature and extent of forest rights to be recognized and vested Receive and hear claims and forwarding resolution to SDL committee Regulate the access to forest resources Stopping activities which adversely affects wildlife, forests and imposing penalties by forming committees

13. Sub Divisional Level Committee (SDLC) –Under SDO, FO, TO and 3 members from Block/Tehsil Panchayats Provide forest and revenue maps Collate all resolution of Gram Sabha Hear and adjudicate disputes Prepare tehsil/block wise list of draft record of forest rights Input all the details received from Gram Sabha and its own decisions to portal using CICs/SDO/NIC Computer Centres Forwarding the claims to District Level Committee

14. Content Management State Tribal Department will have login to enter the details of the various committees (DLC and SDLC) Online (Sub-Division connected on internet) – Local governance Work-Flow for SDLC office SDLC to collect/update data (Claims, infrastructure projects, beneficiaries) from Gram Sabha and make entry/update SDLC will also update the data related to proceedings of SDLC The system would have facility to attach scanned copies of various documents/evidences The entered data will be made available to DLC online The committee could operate the Information system online if the connectivity is available during their meetings and at a location of meeting. Offline (Sub-division having computers but no connectivity): Offline systems will be installed in the SDO office computers and data would be periodically exported to online system using CD or another external media Access to monitor the system would be given to State and MoT, GOI Common man could also submit and track the proposal/grievances All content would be in public domain making system fully RTI compliance. States would be advised to hire Data Entry Operator for at least 6 months at SDLC/DLC level from the date of notification of SDLC and DLC. This will ensure regular data entry and updation of claim cases and decisions of GS, SDLC etc.

15. Capacity Building Introductory National Workshop – To be attended by min two officials from each state/UTs State level detailed hands-on training –Proposed to be attended by a member of each DLC and DIO(NIC) District level Ongoing measures- Training on usage of MIS would be imparted to following persons per district SDLC staff - 3 DLC Staff – 5

16. Work Flow

17. Layout for Tribal Rights Portal English/Hindi

18. Committee Entry Click

19. Committee Entry Menu

20. Committee Entry Form

21. Member Updation

22. Claim Entry Link

23. Claim entry screen

24. Evidences (any 2 out of these should be clicked and scanned/uploaded (optional)

25. Reports(Gram Sabha) Gram Sabha Meeting Date wise List of Claimants (date wise) Verification by FRC Recommended action to SDLC Not recommended Under examination < 1 month < 2 month > month

26. Reports (SDLC) SDLC Meeting held (date wise) Received Claims Returned to Gram Sabha for re-examination Recommended for acceptance Rejected Claims Appeal Received Under examination < 1 month < 2 month > month

27. Reports (DLC) DLC Meeting held (date wise) Received Claims Returned to SDLC for re-examination Recommended for acceptance Rejected Claims Appeal Received Under examination < 1 month < 2 month > month

28. Reports (State) List of GS, SDLC and DLC Meeting Date wise List of Claims (District Wise/Down) Approved Claims with Nature and Extents Rejected Claims Pending Claims at DLC, SDLC and GS No of Claims given ST No of Claims other Forest Dwellers Claims under Protected Forest

29. Report (Ministry of Tribal Affairs) State Wise List of committees (FRC, SDLC, DLC and State Monitoring) State Wise List of Approved Claims/ Rejected/ Pending Claims Claim Settled/ Rehabilitation done for Protected areas

30. Thank You

32. Tribal Care project will be instrumental in providing a secured and efficient ICT services in the whole exercise of granting rights or compensation to the effected people and monitoring the Implementation

34. User can login from different level of authorities Gram Sabha Sub Division Level Community District Level Community

36. Login From Gram Sabha Gram Sabha have rights to claim and Decision a) Claimants may be Individual Community b) Decision taken by Gram Sabha against the claim

37. Welcome Screen It display all the Claim waiting for Gram Sabha Decision and option for new individual claim and community claim

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