FACED BY TRIBAL PEOPLES WITH
SPECIAL REFERENCE TO VAZHACHAL COLONY
A Social project report
Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirement for
The award of the Degree of
Bachelor of Business Administration
MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY
Under the guidance of
MRS. SUJA P.F
Faculty of Management
JNANA DEEPA VIDYAPEEDHAM
Institute of Management & Technology
I, hereby declare that this project report entitled “A STUDY ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROBLEMS FACED BY TRIBAL PEOPLES WITH SPECIAL REFERNCE TO VAZHACHAL COLONY” is a bonafide record of work submitted to Mahatma Gandhi University in partial fulfillment of requirements for the award of the Degree in Bachelor of Business Administration during the year 2011-2012, under the guidance of Mrs. Suja, faculty of Jnana Deepa Vidhya Peedham, Institute of Management and Technology, Kottapuram.
I also declare that this report has not been submitted to any other university or institute for the award of any other degree or diploma.
A project of this magnitude and nature require kind, co-operation and support. I take this opportunity to express my heart full thanks and profound respect to all those without whose valuable contributions, this project would not have been a success. First and fare most I give all glory, honour and praise to the Almighty God who gave me wisdom and enabled me to complete the project successfully. I express my heart full thanks to my parents for their encouragement. Words are inadequate to express my deep sense of gratitude to Rev. Dr Johnson Panketh, the Centre Coordinator of ‘Jnana Deepa Vidhya Peedham, Kottapuram’ for the help, encouragement and guidance rendered to me during the course of my project. I also like to thank Rev.Fr Joby Kallarakkal,the manager of ‘Jnana Deepa Vidhya Peedham, Kottapuram’ for the help, encouragement and guidance rendered to me during the course of my project. I express my deep sense of gratitude to Mr. C.D. Sebastian, the principal of Jnana Deepa Vidhya Peedham who gave guidance and help. I owe a particular debt of granted to my internal project guide Mrs. Suja P.F, faculty of Jnana Deepa Vidhya Peedham, Kottapuram for all the help and support extended to me. I am extremely thankful to DFO of Vazhachal division and all other staff in Vazhachal forest office for their guidance extended to me for fulfilment of the project. I recorded my sincere and special thanks to the each and every members of the Kadar community for their invaluable help and extreme cooperation given during the course of project work, especially to the forest officers of Charpa division who gave guidance to me.
Last but not least, I wish to express my sincere thanks to Mrs. Rogi Davis and Mrs. Radhika varma faculties of Jnana Deepa Vidhya Peedham and all other teaching and nonteaching staff as well as my friends for their unreserved and abundant love, support and suggestions.
Athirapilly Panchayath earned its fame with its waterfalls and natural beauty, which are situated in the ranges on the southern western in the Thrissur district, Kerala state. The responsibility for the management and protection of the area lay with the range Vanam Samrakshana Samithi (VSS), anon Government organization in this area, which was formed in 2000. Due to the unique geographical climate features, this high land attracted the attention of many tourists, naturalists and scientists. We might have gone there for a picnic or study...