Odisha releases India’s first tribal community-based encyclopedia

Odisha releases India’s first tribal community-based encyclopedia

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Category : State Published on: September 30 2022

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  • Odisha became the first state to publish an encyclopedia based on tribal communities. The “Encyclopedia of Tribes in Odisha” was unveiled by state chief minister Navin Patnaik on September 26, 2022.
  • Tribes, as per 2011 census, account for 22.85% of the Odisha’s total population.  Odisha is home to third largest tribal population of India, but it is the most diverse indigenous communities found in the country.
  • The 418 articles in the Encyclopedia have been published in the Adivasi journal and other publications over the last six decades. 
  • The chief minister inaugurated the Tribal Museum in 2001, and the second Museum in 2009.
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