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Sidis of Gujarat – A Historical Reminiscence


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1 Vizhinjam Research Centre of CMFRI, Socio-Economic Evaluation and Technology Transfer Division, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
2 CMFRI, Socio-Economic Evaluation and Technology Transfer Division, Kochi, Kerala 682018, India
     

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The following study documents the socio-economic profile of “Sidis” an ancient tribe inhabiting the outskirts of the Gir forest in Gujarat. The study aimed at analyzing the impact of cage culture programme on the status of livelihood of the beneficiaries of the programme. Data was collected form a sample of 135 “Sidis” using structured interview schedule. The average monthly income and skill perception was higher for the “Sidis” practicing cage culture when compared to the other two categories.

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Cage Culture, Socio-Economic Profile, Sidis.
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Authors

P. S. Swathilekshmi
Vizhinjam Research Centre of CMFRI, Socio-Economic Evaluation and Technology Transfer Division, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
R. Narayanakumar
CMFRI, Socio-Economic Evaluation and Technology Transfer Division, Kochi, Kerala 682018, India
C. Ramachandran
CMFRI, Socio-Economic Evaluation and Technology Transfer Division, Kochi, Kerala 682018, India

Abstract


The following study documents the socio-economic profile of “Sidis” an ancient tribe inhabiting the outskirts of the Gir forest in Gujarat. The study aimed at analyzing the impact of cage culture programme on the status of livelihood of the beneficiaries of the programme. Data was collected form a sample of 135 “Sidis” using structured interview schedule. The average monthly income and skill perception was higher for the “Sidis” practicing cage culture when compared to the other two categories.

Keywords


Cage Culture, Socio-Economic Profile, Sidis.

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