Socio-economic Initiative of the Government and its efficacy on Tribal Women
Sanjeeta Kumari Devi1, Nibedita Dhal2

1Mrs. Sanjeeta Kumari Devi, Research Scholar in KIIT Deemed to be University.
2Nibedita Dhal, Faculty of Economics,KISS Deemed to be University.
Manuscript received on January 02, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 15, 2020. | Manuscript published on January 30, 2020. | PP: 22-35 | Volume-8 Issue-5, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: E5010018520/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.E5010.018520

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Abstract: It is a well-known reality that involvement of women in the development process is of utmost important as they comprise one-half of the world population. As per the world scenario, women’s share in relation to working hour is 60% which form 30% of the official labour force. Thus the share of contribution of the women to the world economy is 50 percentages (Department for International Development). Similarly the women in the tribal society constitute half of the tribal population. In the Indian constitution, the welfare state is enshrined with a view to ensure social justice to the most underprivileged class, particularly the scheduled tribes. Since the beginning of the 1st five year plan, the tribal administration has gained impetus and to ensure an integrated approach as well as policies for the amelioration of the tribal women, area development approach like Tribal Sub-Plan area, etc. The present study makes an assessment of the governmental efforts in different field taken for tribal upliftment with special reference to their women specific impact as well as the overall absorption, response and impact on the targeted tribal area. It is based on empirical study of two primitive tribes of Rayagada and Keonjhar district.
Keywords: Government Initiative, Government Absorption, Primitive Tribes, Scheduled Tribes, Tribal Women, Tribal Upliftment.
Scope of the Article: Computational Economics, Digital Photogrammetric.