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Record ID: SCST/2003/0306
Document Type: Journal
Title: Adivasi - v42-43_No.1-2
Editor/Author: GVV Sarma
KK Mohanti
NK Behura
VS Upadhyaya
PK Das
GN Mohanty
Keywords: Adivasi
Dongria Kondh
Lanjia Saora
Tribal Development
Sector: Socio-economic studies
University: Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Research and Training Institute (SCSTRTI), Bhubaneswar, 751003
Completed Date: Dec-2003
Abstract: The present combined volume of Adivasi contains nine research papers on various aspects of Tribal Society, Culture and Development. The first paper, "Tribal Development: Challenges and Opportunities" attempts to analyze critically the tribal development strategies and programmes during different plan periods. Besides, it focuses on the challenges and opportunities with regard to implementation of tribal development schemes with suggestions to make the programmes more effective. The second paper, "The Dongria Kondh Youth Dormitory : An Agent of Development" highlights the existence, growth and development of youth dormitories in a historical perspective among the tribal societies with specific focus on Dongria Kondh dormitory. Further, the paper elaborately discusses about the origin, structure, function, etc. of Dongria Kondh girls' dormitory and its utility in development intervention. The next paper, "Impact of Special Micro Project on the Livelihood of Kutia Kondhs" is an evaluative study conducted among the Kutia Kondh of KKDA, Lanjigarh. The paper highlights the development intervention of the Micro Project and impact of different schemes on the beneficiaries with suggestions for more effective implementation of the programmes. The next paper, "Scheduled Tribe and Forgotten Kings: Ethnohistory of the Joria Paraja in the erstwhile Nandapur-Jeypore Kingdom" analyses the ethno-history of the community and their relationship with the erstwhile Nandapur- Jeypore Kingdom. The fifth paper, "Dongria Kondh Labour Co-operatives: Their Relevance in the Development Process." deals with the structure, function and types of Labour Co-operatives prevalent among the community. Further, the paper discusses about the advantages of utilizing the institution of Labour Co-operatives in the process of development. The next paper, "Lanjia Saora Mode of Subsistence: Change and Development" describes the impact of various income generating and infrastructure development schemes on the target group implemented by the Micro Project. The seventh paper, "Development of Primitive Tribal Groups in Orissa: An Evaluation" analyses the receipt and expenditure pattern of LSDA, Puttasing relating to a specific period. Besides, enumerating the major lacuna the paper contains some useful recommendations. The next article, "Kandha Tribe of Orissa: An Ecological Perspective" gives a brief account of the socio-cultural, religious and economic aspects of the Kandha in an ecological perspective. The last article, "Modern Drug Development Programme: Leads from Ethno-Phytotherapy as Precursors" provides insight about the importance of medicinal plants in the Indian Materia Medica and their application and utility in the modern drug development programmes. It is hoped that these articles will be of much help to the researchers, development functionaries, academicians and to the general public interested in conducting research and acquiring knowledge in tribal life, culture and development.
Pagination: 154
Tribal Research Institutes: SC/ST Research & Training Institute, Odisha
Record ID: SCST/2003/0306
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