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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(8): 51-60
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.006


Social Comparison of Tribal Groups Based on Wadi Project Adoption
Anupam Dakua1*, R. N. Das2 and Kalyan Ghadei3
1Department of Extension Education, Institute of Agricultural sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005, Uttar Pradesh, India
2Department of Extension Education, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar-751003, Odisha, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

WADI project, though the name derived from a Gujarati term for orchards, works as a livelihood project for socio-economic development of tribal people throughout India. Being funded by NABARD and in Odisha implemented by ITDA, it is operationalised in most of the tribal dominated districts and is a holistic approach for the sustainable development of tribal livelihood. Ex Post Facto Study conducted in Champua Subdivision of Keonjhar district of Odisha taking the WADI adopting and WADI non-adopting tribal people as respondents shows the differences in development of both the groups. The data collected from the respondents is analysed for the comparison of certain social characteristic of both the groups. The result obtained from the study is very interesting and encouraging for livelihood projects like WADI. Amongst the variables studied under the social attributes like Cosmopoliteness, Social participation, organisational participation, Extension participation, Extension Contact, Mass media exposure, in most cases the WADI adopters supersede the non-adopter ones. Hence, promotion of livelihood project like WADI should be encouraged by the Government for the sustainable development of tribal people in our country.


Keywords: Cosmopoliteness, Livelihood, Mass media, Tribal, WADI
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Anupam Dakua1, R. N. Das and Kalyan Ghadei. 2020. Social Comparison of Tribal Groups Based on Wadi Project Adoption.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(8): 51-60. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.006