Kerala State Planning Board, in association with the Scheduled Tribes Development Department initiated the process of the preparation of family and settlement based micro Plans for the development of the Scheduled Tribes. Main task was to prepare a questionnaire to collect the family and settlement based data and to prepare guidelines for the preparation of micro plan. The questionnaire and guidelines were prepared after thorough deliberations and discussions by experts from various fields in three consecutive writeshops organised in State Planning Board on 27th September, 11th October and 19th November of 2022. Group wise discussion on health, education, housing, livelihood, women empowerment and land were organised in the first writeshop and based on these discussions, a draft questionnaire was prepared. In the second and third meeting, the questionnaire and the guidelines were finalised.