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Journal of Management Research and Analysis

Development induced displacement of Orissa: A profile of respondents from VEDANTA project of Kalahandi district

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Author Details: Ranjita Behera

Volume : 4

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2394-2770

Print ISSN : 2394-2762

Article First Page : 143

Article End Page : 146


Woman has not even been referred to in any of the state policies. Only through the court can she file for claim in the monetary compensation received by her husband. She will not been titled to a separate package. A deserted woman with three India has been undertaking development project to improve the quality of life of its people through “planned development” under the successive five-year plans. Such projects include dams, power, mining, industrial and allied infrastructures, transport network, urban development, commercial forestry and other projects. Some of these projects have brought adverse effects in the form of displacement of people from their original place of habitation due to large-scale land accusation. My study is to focus on women’s plight and suffering caused due to development induced displacement in mega projects such as Vedanta in Lanjigarh of Odisha. Some specific objectives are analyzed in the context of globalization vs development projects its impact on women on this papers.

Keywords: Tribal Women, Displacement, loss of livelihood, Rehabilitation, Common Property