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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(10): 2529-2536
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.293


A Comparative Analysis on Profile and Problems of Soliga and Kuruba Tribal Youths
T.P. Bharath Kumar*, M.S. Nataraju and M.T. Lakshminarayan
KrishiVigyan Kendra, Chikkamagaluru, University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shivamoogga, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Heggadadevanakote and Hunsurtaluks in Mysore district and Gundlupet and Kollegaltaluks in Chamarajanagar district in Karnataka during 2017-2018 to know the profile and problems of Soliga and Kruba tribal youths. Eighty Soliga tribal youth from two taluks of Chamarajanagar district and 80 Kuruba tribal youth from two taluks of Mysore district formed the sample of the study. Thus the total sample constitutes to 160 tribal youth. The collected data was scored, tabulated and analyzed using frequency, percentage and ranks. The results revealed there is difference in the personal, socio-economic, psychological and communication characteristics between Soliga and Kurubatribal youths. Inadequate land for cultivation, uncertainty of rainfall inadequate fodder for cattleand inadequate irrigation facilities for farming and to maintain live stock were the major problems faced by Soliga and Kuruba tribal youths. The important suggestions of the tribal youths for improving their livelihood status are: Need of ‘Record of Right Tenancy and Crops (RTC)’ in the name of tribal youth, establishment of small scale enterprises, organizing the training programmes at village level on improved farm technologies and increase the support price for agriculture produce.


Keywords: Profile, Tribal youths, Problems, Suggestions, Livelihood status
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Bharath Kumar, T.P., M.S. Nataraju and Lakshminarayan, M.T. 2019. A Comparative Analysis on Profile and Problems of Soliga and Kuruba Tribal Youths.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(10): 2529-2536. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.293