SCSTRTI, a Directorate is a permanent institution under the
control of ST & SC Development Department where the Director enjoys
the powers of Heads of the Department. Being one of the premier
institutes of the country devoted to research and training on tribal
matters, their cultures and development, it has grown into greater heights.
The senior-most Professor of Anthropology of the state is heading the
Institute as its Director. The Institute has been conferred the status of
Nodal Tribal Research Institute (NTRI) by Ministry of Tribal Affairs Govt.