The first programme pillar that Kovel Foundation works towards is Tribal Institution Building and Development (TIDP). Addressing the challenge of building effective institutions is critical to the Kovel’s work towards tribal community. Kovel believes that collective efforts of the community will bring long lasting impact in the community rather than efforts of individuals. Hence with Kovel as a mandate works with the tribal institutions instead of individuals and in order to collectivise the tribal community Kovel Foundation facilitates the tribal household into livelihood groups and as well as Self Help Groups in order to leverage the resources from various line departments in favour of the tribal community.