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Chairman of Schedule Tribe Commission

List of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

 

On the 89th Amendment of the Constitution coming into force on 19 February 2004, the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes has been set up under Article 338A on bifurcation of erstwhile National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to oversee the implementation of various safeguards provided to Scheduled Tribes under the Constitution. By this amendment, the erstwhile National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes was replaced by two separate Commissions namely- (i) the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), and (ii) the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST).

The First commission constituted on 2004 with Kunwar singh as the chairperson.

The second commission constituted on 2007 with Urmila Singh as the Chairperson.

The third Commission constituted on 2010 with Rameshwar Oraon as the Chairperson.

Composition

The Commission comprises a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and three full-time Members (including one lady Member). The term of all the Members of the Commission is three years from the date of assumption of charge.