Education for Tribal Children: An Engine for Human Development

  • Mrs Thangamani Associate Prof. of Economics, NDA, Khadakwasla, Pune


The literacy level of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes is very low compared to the general literacy rate. Recognizing that education provides opportunities for a permanent change in the socio-economic status of these people, Government has identified top priority to education in the recent years. The present paper made an attempt to analyze the problems in the field of Tribal children education and suggest measures for the development of education among the Tribals in Sathyamangalam Taluk of Tamil nadu state in India. The study reveals that People of the remote area are superstitious and addicted to blind beliefs. Hence, appropriate policies to be framed and implemented by the government to enhance their education level

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Thangamani, M. (2015). Education for Tribal Children: An Engine for Human Development. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 3(2), 60-68. Retrieved from