Sixth schedule | UPSC Daily Current Affairs 2023

πŸ‘‰ It is under Article 244
πŸ‘‰ It applies to Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram (three Councils each),
and Tripura (one Council).
πŸ‘‰ It provides for the formation of autonomous administrative divisions β€” Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) β€” that have some legislative, judicial, and administrative autonomy within a state.
πŸ‘‰ADCs have up to 30 members with a term of five years.
πŸ‘‰ADCs can make laws, rules, and regulations with regard to land, forest, water, agriculture, village councils, health, sanitation, village- and town level policing, inheritance, marriage and divorce, social customs and mining,
πŸ‘‰ The Bodoland Territorial Council in Assam is an exception with more than 40 members and the right to make laws on 39 issues.
πŸ‘‰ Aim: protects tribal population and inclusion in socio-economic

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