Maximum Schedule Tribe households not having productive economic developmental assets . To provide Special attention to Schedule Tribes Community , Government of Karnataka has established Karnataka Schedule Tribes Development Corporation Ltd under Government Order No SWD 65 SDC 04 Dated 27/5/2006. This corporation has been established under Indian Companies act 1956. Under Government Order No SWD 36 SDC 2013 Dated 08/03/2013 this corporation has been renamed as Karnataka Maharshi Valmiki Schedule Tribes Development Corporation Ltd.
For Speedy Economic Development of Schedule Tribes(STs) and bringing the Community to main stream, Various viable income generating activities and Self Employment Schemes has been implemented . This corporation is taking up Various Developmental Programmes for the welfare of Households of Schedule Tribes, like Self Employment Scheme, Land Purchase Scheme, Ganga Kalyana Programme, Micro credit Plan are being implemented.