Historical exploitation by Britishers outsiders, projects and government apathy after independence pushed tribals out of forest and land. With low skills education financial inclusion and experience of money economy they face unemployment
annual employment-unemployment report 2012. Labour force participation of tribals is 56% and Unemployment rate is 3.6 % which is better than National average. but the quality of the employment work conditions and income are low
they have 6% of government jobs while population is 8.6 % with maximum in group Di services.
35% households are casual labourers and thousands engage in bonded labour.
6% of rural and two percent of urban enterprises are run by ST nsso 1998.
Mini engage in occupations of mining industrial work, domestic help daily labour and get low income and poor living conditions in slums
education. Ashram schools, Eklavya model residential schools, coaching for scheduled Tribes. To compete in government jobs.
Reservation in education and public employment article 16
Trifed to build capacity and market forest produce and increase income.
Create tribal economy based initiatives.
Strengthen microcredit mechanism
Promote organic farming and eco forestry
Check land alienation
Include local teachers and tribal culture in education