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II.6.3.3 Impact of industrialization on tribal populations

According to Article 342 of the Constitution, the Scheduled Tribes are the tribes or tribal communities or part of or groups within these tribes and tribal communities which have been declared as such by the President through a public notification. The Scheduled Tribes account 8.2 percent of the country’s population. Scheduled Tribes are spread across […]

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II.6.2.7 Problems of the tribal Communities – health and nutrition

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the definition of health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. The health status of any community is influenced by the interplay of health consciousness of the people, socio-cultural, demographic, economic, educational and political factors. The […]

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II.4.2 Sarat Chandra Roy

Roy was marginal to the discipline of anthropology. A lawyer by profession and an anthropologist only out of interest, it was his concern for the ‘aboriginal’ with whom he had often dealt in court, that had prompted him to dabble in anthropology. He borrowed from the theoretical constructs of the West and applied these to […]

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II. 6.2.4 Problems of the tribal Communities — low literacy  and  poor educational facilities

Tribal society is far behind in education and in raising their social and economic status and thus integrating them in the so-called men dominated world of today. The large majority of population in tribal areas is backward due to the co-relation and least adoption of educational technology. The vulnerablity of tribal populations to exploitation can […]

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