Tribes Indiae-Marketplace

  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs will launch India’s largest handicraft and organic products marketplace, Tribes India E-Marketplace ( on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti(October 2, 2020).
  • This initiative of TRIFED under Ministry of Tribal Affairs will showcase the produce and handicrafts of tribal enterprises from across the country and

○help them market their produce/ products directly, is also a major leap towards the digitisation of tribal commerce.

  • On this occasion, flag off several other TRIFED initiatives that are aimed to support the tribal brethren.
  • These include
  • the inauguration of Tribes India’s 123rd and 124th outlets in Rishikesh and Kolkata;
  • inclusion of new tribal product ranges from the states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh;
  • partnership of TRIFED/ Tribes India with Amazon in their Seller Flex program.

    Pakur Honey: The tribal Santhal community of Pakur District, Jharkhand  have set an example by exploring the potential of beekeeping commercially.

  • Tribes India e-Marketplace is an ambitious initiative through which TRIFED aims to onboard 5 lakh tribal producers for sourcing of various handicraft, handloom, natural food products across the country and brings to you the best of tribal produce.

  • Also launch Pakur Honey by Trifed & Tribes India. It is 100% natural honey which is Multi Floral , Forest Fresh, gathered by Santhal Tribals from Pakur, Jharkhand.

  • The collection of honey is carried out in an eco-friendly manner on sustainable basis by the local youth.

    • Pure Multiflora Honey is collected from a variety of flowers and floras.
    • It is 100% natural made from pollen and nectar collected by bees.
    • Natural Multiflora honey is a good source of anti-oxidants and antiseptic vitamins, nutrients, enzymes and other herbal properties that no other super-food can provide.
    • It will be available in two different tastes, i.e., Karanj and Multifloral (Wild)

      SRC :PIB