The Goa State Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation Limited was set up in the year 2004 exclusively for the Economic Development of Scheduled Tribes of Goa. The Corporation was incorporated as a Government Company under the relevant provision of Companies Act, 1956. Today the Corporation is mandated to implement several Schemes for Scheduled Tribes Community to improve their level of Education, Social and Economic condition and to bring them at par with other section in the Society.
Objective of the Corporation
The main object of the Corporation is to carry on the business of identifying scheduled tribes and other backward tribes entrepreneurs and promotion and strengthening of this class and generating activities for the socio economic advancement of scheduled tribes and other backward communities specially those from the weaker sections of the society and preparation of a self viable projects, providing technical consultancy services and training of beneficiaries in concerned trades and financial management, through existing institutions such as polytechnic and other industrial training institutes and to plan, promote, aid, counsel assist, finance project and undertake on its own or in collaboration with government , statutory bodies, companies, firms, individuals or through such other organization or agencies, programmes of agriculture development ,marketing, processing, supply and storage of agriculture/produce, small scale industries, building construction ,transport and such other business, profession trade or activity for the benefit welfare and upliftment of scheduled tribes and other backward tribes and to provide capital ,credit, means, resources and technical and managerial assistance for the prosecution of the work, business, profession, trade or activity to enable backward tribes to develop, improve economic condition/methods and techniques of production, manufacture, management and market.