Van Dhan Vikas Karyakram
The tribal communities primarily depend on collection and sale of seasonal minor forest produces (MFP) for livelihood and income...
Minimum Support Price
Govt of India has taken a number of initiatives for socio economic development of tribals and recognizing the critical importance...
Tribals constitute 8.60% of the total population of the country, numbering 104.28 million (2011 Census) and cover about 15% of the...
TRIFED in its endeavor to develop the marketing of minor forest produce is engaged in skill up gradation and capacity building ...
MFPNET is a network of stakeholders in the trade of MFPs which includes individuals, agencies, institutions etc interested in development of MFP.
Retail Marketing
TRIFED aims to improve the livelihood of the tribal communities by creating a sustainable market and create business opportunities ...


States Covered

The scheme is implemented in all the States & union territories having Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes in the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution of India namely

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Bihar
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Goa
  • Gujarat
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Jammu & Kashmir
  • Jharkhand
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maharashtra
  • Manipur
  • Meghalaya
  • Mizoram
  • Nagaland
  • Odisha
  • Rajasthan
  • Sikkim
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Telangana
  • Tripura
  • Uttarakhand
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • West Bengal
  • Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  • Dadar & Nagar Haveli
  • Daman & Diu
  • Lakshadweep
  • Puducherry

Commodities covered

Minimum Support Price Scheme would initially cover all non-nationalized / non-monopolized MFPs from the 12 main identified MFPs namely,

  • Mahua Seed
  • Lac
  • Myrobalan
  • Gums (Gum Karaya)
  • Sal Leaf
  • Chironjee
  • Tamarind
  • Karanj Seed
  • Sal Seed
  • Wild Honey
  • Kusum seeds
  • Neem seeds
  • Puwad Seed/ Chakramard
  • Baheda
  • Hill Broom Grass
  • Shikakai
  • Guggul ( exdute)
  • Bael ( Dried & without crust)
  • Nagarmotha
  • Shatavari ( dried)
  • Madhunashini
  • Kalmegh
  • Tamarind ( De-seeded)

Any de-nationalized MFP / items removed from the purview of monopoly procurement in future will also qualify for coverage under the Scheme. Similarly, any nationalized/ monopolized procurement, MFP will disqualify for coverage under the Scheme. However, if any State willingly wants any nationalized items to be included in MSP, then it shall have to change its nationalized status accordingly.