Mediante la puesta en marcha de campañas activas, la formación de la población local y el hincapié en la conservación de la cultura, la Adivasi Academy ha conseguido muchos resultados positivos, en particular, importantes debates políticos y la autonomía de la comunidad.
Todo esto muestra que los parámetros culturales pueden desempeñar un papel fundamental en el desarrollo.
For the first two centuries of colonial contact, beginning with the arrival of the East India Company at Surat in 1600 to the establishment of the Asiatic Society in Bengal towards the end of the 18 century, the colonial imagination had great difficulties in understanding the complex weave of the Indian society.
Out of these difficulties arose many misconceptions and myths about communities and social conventions.
The estimate of 60 million is based on the field research done by the DNT Rights Action Group from 1998 to 2007 culminating in the drafting of the TAG Report.
The Government of India has accepted the TAG recommendations to carry out a DNT Census and modified the Census 2011 exercise to include community-wise enumeration of the DNTs.
Este enfoque cultural global podría reproducirse en otros contextos comunitarios para impulsar el desarrollo y luchar contra la exclusión social.
Information about Criminal Tribes Act 1871 is available in the unpublished report by the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes (2006) appointed by the Ministry of Social Justice, Government of India.
It also proposes that the sustainability of an intervention will be ensured by enhancing the community’s capability to internalize the twin perspective.
The figures for their illiteracy, child mortality, food insecurity, indebtedness, non-profitable migration, non-access to credit, and to formal education and healthcare are uniformly higher than the overall national figures for these categories of disadvantage (Devy, 2007: 128).
The British colonial rule in India was not only a political and economic enterprise; it was also an experiment in restructuring a complex society.
The assumption behind these experiments was that economic marginalization of a given community can be much better understood by placing the economic and issues in a comprehensive cultural perspective than by looking at them in purely economic terms.
The empowerment experiments began with the belief that the strategies adopted require to situate the immediate material reality within the residual effects of histories of marginalization or discrimination.