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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Kotia

Region: Settled mainly in Koraput, Kotia also live in Kalahandi, Malkangiri and Kandhamal

Population*: 7,232

Language: Desia and Odia

Occupation: A little known tribe, the Kotia mostly own land and practice settled agriculture, while the remaining work as agricultural or wage labour. Fishing is a subsidiary occupation, and dried fish is often preserved for future use.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010

Kotia

Region: Settled mainly in Koraput, Kotia also live in Kalahandi, Malkangiri and Kandhamal

Population*: 7,232

Language: Desia and Odia

Occupation: A little known tribe, the Kotia mostly own land and practice settled agriculture, while the remaining work as agricultural or wage labour. Fishing is a subsidiary occupation, and dried fish is often preserved for future use.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010

Kotia

Region: Settled mainly in Koraput, Kotia also live in Kalahandi, Malkangiri and Kandhamal

Population*: 7,232

Language: Desia and Odia

Occupation: A little known tribe, the Kotia mostly own land and practice settled agriculture, while the remaining work as agricultural or wage labour. Fishing is a subsidiary occupation, and dried fish is often preserved for future use.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010

Kotia

Region: Settled mainly in Koraput, Kotia also live in Kalahandi, Malkangiri and Kandhamal

Population*: 7,232

Language: Desia and Odia

Occupation: A little known tribe, the Kotia mostly own land and practice settled agriculture, while the remaining work as agricultural or wage labour. Fishing is a subsidiary occupation, and dried fish is often preserved for future use.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010