Handy Resources

  1. Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Department (V&AC): To contact when officers demand bribes.
  2. The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (calls for fair maximum compensation to the affected people).
  3. Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (Deals with Unclassified State Forest, USF). USF are community-owned lands of the indigenous communities
  4. Arunachal Pradesh Panchayati Raj Act, 1997 (Panchayat.gov.in). This Act replaced the earlier “NEFA Panchayati Raj Regulation, 1967). It was further amended in 2018, that removed the Anchal Samiti Member (ASM) from the Act and made the Panchayati in a two-tier Panchayat.
  5. The GB institution in the state was introduced under the Assam Frontier (Administration of Justice) Regulation, 1945, so as to ensure that a vast majority of disputes and cases, both civil and criminal, were adjudicated in accordance with the prevailing traditional codes of the tribal communities.