9.1 History of administration of tribal areas, tribal policies, plans, programmes of tribal development and their implementation.


9.1 History of administration of tribal areas:

  • Tribal policies, plans, programmes of tribal development and their implementation.
  • The concept of PTGs (Primitive Tribal Groups), their distribution, special programmes for their development.
  • Role of N.G.O.s in tribal development.

Previous Questions:

* Relevance of tribal Panchsheel today.(10Marks 2015)

* Recently NGO’s have been critiqued for interfering with developmental process inn Tribal heartland. Critically comment. (20Marks 2015)

* Critically examine the role of NGOs in promoting health & Education in tribal areas.(15Marks 2014)

* Describe the history administration in the colonial period. (15Marks 2014)

* Critically evaluate the National Tribal Policy. (15Marks 2014)

* The concept of PTG (10Marks 2014)

* Government Action towards Left Wing Extremism.(10Marks - 2013)

* Role of Gramasabha under PESA.(10Marks - 2013)

* Fifth Schedule and Sixth Schedule of the constitution are built on the foundations laid by the colonial Government. Discuss.(20Marks - 2013)

* Discuss the Significance of cultural and administrative factors in tribal development.(15Marks - 2013)

* Discuss the criticism leveled against anthropology in the context of ‘Isolation, and assimilation debate’ on tribal populations.(20Marks - 2013)

* Discuss how British policies dispossessed tribal’s of their communal properties and agricultural lands.(15Marks - 2013)

* Examine the relevance of Tribal Panchsheel by Jawaharlal Nehru in the light of emerging Development practices. (20Marks - 2012)

* Tribal Panchsheel. (15Marks - 2011)

* NGOs and tribal development (20 Marks - 2009) (S.N - 2007) (S.N - 2002)

* What are the special problems of the Primitive Tribal Groups? How far have the developmental programmes of the government able to address these? (L.Q - 2008)

* Programmes of Tribal Development (S.N - 2006)

* Elucidate the nature of changes in administration of tribal areas from colonial period to post-Independence era in India. (L.Q - 2005)

* Give an account of Joint Forest Management Programmes. What is the role of NGOs in such programmes? (L.Q - 2000)

* Outline the historical background of tribal administration during the colonial period. Evaluate post-independence administrative policies with special reference to states under either the fifth schedule or sixth schedule of the Constitution of India. (L.Q - 2000)

* Plans and programmes of Tribal development (S.N - 1997)

* Role of NGQs in literacy programmes (S.N - 1996)

* Critically evaluate various approaches to set the tribal’s within the mainstream of Indian civilization. In your opinion which approach is relevant in the modern context. (L.Q - 1995)