Van Dhan Scheme objective is to help increase tribal income through value addition. It aims at targeting livelihood generation for tribals by harnessing non-timber minor forest produces (MFP) . The establishment of 'Van Dhan Vikas Kendra' is for providing skill upgradation and capacity building training and setting up of primary processing and value addition facility. These kendras will be a cluster of 10 self-help groups of 30 tribal gatherers each.Training and technical support is provided by TRIFED (Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India). The scheme has the potential to change the tribal-rural economic system.