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Minister inspects tribal  museum near Sathy

Minister inspects tribal museum near Sathy

Forest Minister  K. Ramachandran inspected the Tribal Museum and Eco-Cultural Village at Bhavanisagar Forest Park, Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve. Collector Mr.H.Krishnanunni and Chief Conservator of Forests and Field Director (Sathiyamangalam Tiger Reserve) Ramasubramaniam were present. 

He told the press the  tribal museum and eco-cultural village were set up for the first time in 9 acres of the total area of ​​20 acres. It  was notified under Legislative Assembly Rule No. 110 on 1.06.2018 and the work was completed at a cost of Rs.7.00 crore. 

CM  Rs.25,000 per acre is being given if the crops are damaged by wild animals 

In order to make the future generations aware of the life style of the hill people, and  7 kind of tribes -Irular, Badukar, Todar, Baniyar, Kattunayakar, Kota, Kurumbar the museum was created.  The CM has increased the amount of Rs. 4 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to the family of those who died due to wild animal attacks. Rs.25,000 per acre is being given if the crops are damaged by wild animals. 

In this tribal museum and eco-cultural village, he visited the hill tribe production shop, canteen, arena, waterfall etc. Subsequently, he provided Rs 1 lakh to 10 people of Aniul Natham village to start self-employment ventures. through Village Forest Committee each.  He gave 2 vehicles costing Rs.20 lakh to Asanoor forest division for the development of eco-tourism.  He also said that appropriate action will be taken on  petitions including Patta received from the tribal people living in the area.