Categories Anthropology I

I.10 Stages of growth – pre-natal, natal, infant, childhood, adolescence, maturity, senescence

Growth refers to increase in physical dimensions of an individual, e.g., increase in height, weight, etc. Development refers to changes in structure, form, or shape; it includes increase in dimensions, change in proportions and adjustment of parts; and provides improvement in the functioning of the human body. Growth and development are influenced by hereditary and […]

Read More
Categories Anthropology II

II.6.2 Problems of the tribal Communities, unemployment, underemployment- case studies

1. Visakhapatnam: Twilite – a pilot project to produce LED bulbs set up tribal women at Rampachodavaram in East Godavari with the support of ITDA now tastes success with an impressive turnover of nearly Rs 3 crore. It was initiated by Rampa Girijana Mahila Samakhya Industrial Cooperative Society Limited (RGMSICSL) with 40 educated tribal women […]

Read More
Categories Anthropology II

II.6.3 Developmental projects and their impact on tribal displacement and problems of rehabilitation- case studies

1. The Bargi dam in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, was the first large dam built on the Narmada river. Thousands of people, including tribals, were evicted from the villages in this region to build the dam. The record for rehabilitation was extremely poor in the early stages. But prospects improved when the former commissioner for scheduled […]

Read More