CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction; 2. A Brief review of Earlier studies; 3. Profiles of the Tribal Sub-Plan area of Srikakulam and activities of ITDA; 4. Socio-economics profile of the selected Tribal Households; 5. Tribal Agricultural patterns; 6. Employment, Income, Expenditure and poverty patterns in tribal households; 7. Indebtedness and current borrowings of tribal households; 8. Summary and conclusions.
In this book an attempt is made to analyse the socio, economic, cultural, religious and living conditions of different tribes in Srikakulam District. The contents of this book are designed to serve the needs of wide variety of readers including economists, anthropologists, sociologists, public administrators and political theoreticians. Based on both primary and secondary sources of data collected from field study, this work portrays the evaluation and analysis of tribal agriculture, employment conditions, income expenditure patterns, estimation of poverty levels, indebtedness and credit patterns of selected tribal house holds of Seetampeta Tribal Mandal of Srikakulam District in Andhra Pradesh. Also impact of tribal planning and tribal transformation has been evaluated in this venture. It will be a valuable reference book for economists, teachers, researchers and students. It is hoped that this book will be immensely useful in guiding the policy makers, planners, tribal administrators in formulating the policy for tribal development in our country.