Migration Study Report (Kalahandi District., Odisha)
By : Kalahandi Organization for Agriculture and Rural Marketing Initiative (KARMI) | Publish Date : 01 Jan, 2014
Odisha is one of the most backward states in India having a history of natural disasters, presence of large scale poverty, low level of literacy and prone to distress migration. Drought and floods are common phenomenon in the state. This has led to a formation of a vicious poverty cycle trapping the small and marginal farmers who are dependent on their land holdings for income generation.
Acute pressure on the land due to growing population and poor sectoral diversification, most of the people