We are among the leading Tribal Research Institute of the Nation!
Working Group for establishment of Tribal Research Institute had recommended establishing of the Institute. With the approval of the Govt. of India notionally established the Institute in the year 1987 which remained as a section of the Department for Tribal Development till April, 2007. The foundation stone for the TRI building was laid by the then Chief Minister, Manipur Shri Rishang Keishing on 16th September, 1987 at Adimjati Complex, Imphal and inaugurated by Shri O. Ibobi Singh, Chief Minister of Manipur on 27th December, 2006. The T.R.I. complex covers an area of 4705 sq. mt. which houses a two storeyed building of 2500 sq. mt. including Museum, Library & Auditorium.