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Record ID: SCST/2005/0308
Document Type: Journal
Title: Adivasi - v45_No.1
Editor/Author: GVV Sarma
NK Behura
KK Mohanti
PK Das
GN Mohanty
Keywords: Adivasi
Sector: Socio-economic studies
University: Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Research and Training Institute (SCSTRTI), Bhubaneswar, 751003
Completed Date: Jun-2005
Abstract: In the present volume of ADIVASI Journal, as many as seven research papers pertaining to various themes contributed by experienced and eminent scholars have been published. The first paper, "The World of Saora Medicine: A short note on Belief System, Medicine and Medicineman" deals elaborately the herbal medicines used by the Saora and their methods of preparation and application in curing diseases and ailments. The second paper, "Street Children-their Occupational Hazards and the need for Social Intervention" is based on a study conducted in the city of Bhubaneswar. The paper highlights the occupational pattern, income, nutritional intake, educational status, disease profile of street children with suggestions for improvement of their living conditions and to protect them from exploitation. The third paper, "The Didayi Development Perception" is based on a empirical study conducted among the tribe. The paper highlights socio-cultural, political and economic life of the community. Besides, the paper focuses on development interventions carried out among them by the Micro Project vis-a-vis the development perception of the community on their own standard of thinking. The fourth paper, "Tribal Development through Micro Project", attempts to examine the adequacy of guidelines formulated by Government for development of PTGs. Besides the paper also analyses the factors contributing to the success and failure of the schemes with suggestions for improvement in functioning of the Micro Project. The fifth paper, "Shifting Cultivation and Tribals of Orissa: A Study" deals mainly with the area under shifting cultivation in different districts of the State highlighting the proportion of tribal households dependent on shifting cultivation in different Micro project areas with some concluding remarks on control of shifting cultivation. The sixth paper, "Health Systems Reform and the Role of NGOs: An Evaluative Study of the Reproductive Health Experiment in Tribal Region of Orissa", elaborately describes the impact of various health services provided by KHOJ Project and the impact of different health sector schemes on the tribal people with suggestions for better implementation of such schemes. The last paper, "Impact of Deforestation Physical and Chemical Nature of Soils in two Tribal village Ecosystems on Eastern Ghats of Orissa- A comparative Study", is based on an empirical study conducted in two tribal villages that deals with the effects deforestation on soil nutrient content (physical and chemical) through scientific analysis
Pagination: 101
Tribal Research Institutes: SC/ST Research & Training Institute, Odisha
Record ID: SCST/2005/0308
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