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India--Scheduled tribes

LC control 85064950
Geographic headingIndia--Scheduled tribes
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Variant(s)Scheduled tribes (India)
See alsosubdivision Scheduled tribes under names of states, regions, cities, etc. of India
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Indigenous peoples--India
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Scope noteThis heading may be further subdivided by subdivisions used under classes of persons or ethnic groups.
Found inLighting up the hills, 200-?: p. 3 (In 1975-76 and thereafter in 1993, certain groups were identified by the Government of India as the poorest of the poor amongst the Scheduled Tribes and were called the Primitive Tribal Groups (PTGs). The criteria fixed for the identification of such groups were based on their economic backwardness, use of primitive methods of agriculture adn declining or stagnant population adn the extent of social isolation from the mainstream.)