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Government Of Assam Department of Welfare of Plain Tribes & Backward Classes Directorate of Welfare of Plain Tribes & Backward Classes

Autonomous Councils

The Govt. of Assam have been taking various steps to accelerate development process for the welfare of ST in the State through democratic decentralization of power and empowering ST to participate in the planning, monitoring and implementation of TSP schemes in grassroot level by constituting Territorial Councils, Autonomous Councils and Development Councils for different ST communities in the State.

The various Autonomous Councils constituted by the Govt. are as follows:

  • Statutory Autonomous Councils constituted under State Act
  • Territorial Councils under Sixth Schedule of Constitution

Statutory Autonomous Councils constituted under State Act

  • Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council.
  • Mising Autonomous Council.
  • Tiwa Autonomous Council.
  • Deori Autonomous Council.
  • Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council.
  • Thengal Kachari Autonomous Council.

Territorial Councils under Sixth Schedule of Constitution

  • Bodoland Territorial Council.