Consequently tribals fail to : get jobs, protect their rights and culture, market produce, compete with non tribals and avoid exploitation.
Eklavya and ashram schools with hostels for tribal students.
Scholarships at pre and post matric to PhD levels.
Coaching schedule tribes for competitive exams
Model primers in tribal language Odisha
But initiatives had: poor monitoring, suboptimal fund use, ignored tribal culture.
Solutions - cultural relativism
Include tribal history culture and folklore in education
Induct local teachers.
Regular audit of schools by gram sabha
Special schools for Nomadic tribes
Relevant and suitable education to tribal life is needed.
Report by The Hindu August 2018. merger of low attended schools in Jharkhand udisa has increased dropout rates. Hostels lack proper facilities and drinking water sanitation. ₹716 karod scholarship unpaid. Tribal language ignored.