The Newsletter 53 Spring 2010

The rise and fall of 'tribal' development in Orissa

Prasanna Kumar Nayak

Prasanna Nayak discusses the nature and history of strategies undertaken by the Indian government to proceed the development of ‘tribal’ communities in Orissa from the 1970s onwards. Examining the very nature of pursuance and the impetus for achieving results, he reveals two distinct phases in ‘tribal’ development in the state, and calls for an analytical and empirical approach to future practice.

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