Journal of Management Research and Analysis

Socio demographic profile of respondents in Gajapati district: A study

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Author Details: Junas Sabar

Volume : 5

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2394-2770

Print ISSN : 2394-2762

Article First Page : 29

Article End Page : 33


This paper discussed Socio Demographic Profile of Respondents in Gajapati district. Gajapati district is tribal dominated district of Odisha i.e., 53 percent population of the state average. The Saoras is a vulnerable primitive group in Gajapati district as well as Odisha. The Saoras are plains depend on their wet cultivation, wage earning and selling firewood for their survivable and The Saoras are also depend Hill or forest. The Hill Saoras are practice shifting cultivation, mixed farming cultivation; terraced cultivation on the hill slopes and collection firewood is the main occupation of the Sabara or Saura women which provides them minimum sustenance throughout the year. Both men and women are collect firewood but the collection of Mahua flowers is done exclusively by women and children.

Keyword: Saora tribal, Agriculture, Sex Ratio, Literacy.

Doi No:-10.18231/2394-2770.2018.0006