Category Archives: Figures, census and other statistics

The “master honey hunters” of Wayanad’s forests: Kattunayikka tribesmen’s involvement for sustainable honey harvesting – Kerala

K R Rajeev, Times of India, May 18, 2017  | To read the full article, click here >> KOZHIKODE: Heavy summer rain has turned out to be manna from the skies for tribal honey hunters in Wayanad, the leading wild honey producing region … Continue reading

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“Learning to love the city in Northeast India” – IIAS Newsletter

The Newsletter 77 Summer 2017 Learning to love the city in Northeast India The rapid urbanization of India’s Northeast frontier1 is one of the most crucial transformations the area has witnessed, yet it remains relatively understudied. In just a few decades … Continue reading

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State wise population of Scheduled Tribes (ST) and their percentage to the total population in the respective states and to the total STs population

To download this file (Word Document, 86 KB), click here >> Source: State/UT wise population of STs and their percentage to the total population in the respective states/UTs and to the total STs population in the Country,  as per Census 2001 … Continue reading

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President Shri Pranab Mukherjee on Community Forest Rights titles, sustainable mining for the betterment of the tribals, and equality for the deprived

Education has to liberate a person from narrow world view and the boundaries of caste, community, race and gender. Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India Source: Welcome to the website of The President of India Address: http://presidentofindia.nic.in/ Date Visited: Sun May … Continue reading

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Tribal communities without social bias against women: Attitudes to female children according to census data – Government of India

Rukmini S, The Hindu, New Delhi, October 31, 2013 | To read the full story with statistics, click here >> Despite having lower literacy rates than “others”, scheduled caste households have higher sex ratios, and tribals the highest of all, newly released Census … Continue reading

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