A Study on Constraints Faced by Tribals in Availing Benefits from Different Tribal Development Schemes in Jammu and Kashmir State

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Tariq Iqbal
Rakesh Nanda
Rajinder Peshin
Shazia Paswal


The study was conducted to find out the constraints faced by gujjars and bakerwals in availing the benefits of tribal developmental schemes in Jammu division of Jammu and Kashmir State. Multi-stage sampling technique was employed for the selection of districts, blocks, villages and ultimate respondents. The total sample size was 112. Pretested interview schedule was used for the collection of data. The major finding of the study revealed that lack of proper awareness followed by lack of knowledge of government intervention (66%), adequacy of funds (41%), High illiteracy rate among the respondents and living in the far-flung area are the major constraints which are faced by tribal in availing the benefits from Tribals developmental schemes.

Gujjars, Bakerwals, tribals, constraints, benefits

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Iqbal, T., Nanda, R., Peshin, R., & Paswal, S. (2020). A Study on Constraints Faced by Tribals in Availing Benefits from Different Tribal Development Schemes in Jammu and Kashmir State. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 38(5), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajaees/2020/v38i530342
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