Problems of professional education in tribal areas of India
Ravi Kumar Sharma
This is the era of LPG, and India has adopted the open economy policy for its development. Development is a very broad terminology. When we talk about development we talk about holistic development not about individual development. Holistic development means inclusive growth and inclusive growth means development of all caste, creed, race, region, religion and gender. Though India is developing at a faster pace but still a big portion and population of the country is not the part of this development. In India the development has two faces one is shining India and the other is poor Bharat. The tribal population and tribal areas of the country is excluded from this development. Though the tribal development is taking place in India but it is taking place at a very slow rate. If government want to speed up the rate of development among tribal population they have to take the corrective steps to increase the level of professional and higher education among tribal population. More development opportunities should be provided to this tribal population in order to bring them to the mainstream of economic development. The development of the tribal population can be achieved only through their educational development.
Fig. 1: Trends in Scheduled Tribe Population (Million)
Fig. 2: Percentage Distributing of age 15 years and above by level of general education