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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(8): 237-243
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.027


Reaction of Hill Khadia Tribe towards Developmental Activities Undertaken by Hkmda: A Study on Mayurbhanj District of Odisha, India
Mohanta*, R.S. Panigrahi, B.P. Mohapatra and B. Parasar
Department of Extension Education, College of Agril., OUAT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The state of Odisha has multifariousness of tribal populations. The shining cultural heritage of tribal’s of Odisha has made the state culturally gorgeous. Out of 62 tribes of Odisha, 13 tribes are considered as Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) and Hill Khadia is one amongst the 13. The majority of Khadia population is found in Karanjia and Jashipur blocks of Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. The main source of livelihood of Khadia tribe is farming, gathering of minor forest product, labour on daily wages. Fishing, hunting and animal husbandry are practiced as subsidiary occupations. HKMDA (Hill- Khadia & Mankirdia Development Agency) has been working since 1987 for all round development of Hill-Khadia population of 18 villages. The HKMDA Micro Project is operating for the holistic development of Hill-Khadia including implementation of economic development programmes to raise their standard of living and to ensure quality of life. HKMDA has implemented various developmental activities for overall development of Hill Khadia people. To assess the reaction of Khadia people towards developmental activities a study was conducted in 8 villages of two blocks of Mayurbhanj district. A sample of 240 respondents was selected randomly. The pre-tested structured interview schedule was used to collect data personally. The collected data were processed, tabulated and analysed by using frequency, percentage, mean score, rank, etc.


Keywords: Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG), Hill-Khadia, HKMDA, Micro project, Tribes in Mayurbhanj
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Mohanta, R., R.S. Panigrahi, B.P. Mohapatra and Parasar, B. 2020. Reaction of Hill Khadia Tribe towards Developmental Activities Undertaken by Hkmda: A Study on Mayurbhanj District of Odisha, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(8): 237-243. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.027