Self-reliance of Tribal through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Case Study in Tripura
Keywords:CSR, Rubber and Tribe, TFDPC, Tripura
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the most important global issue with serious challenges and implicationsÂ on almost all the sectors of the society. Emerging economies of the world including India are coping with the
issues relating to poverty, hunger, malnutrition, women rights, child labour, farmers suicide and communityÂ welfare etc. Therefore, corporate sector has its vital role to address these societal issues through CSR. TheÂ paper is an effort to document the socio-economic improvements of tribal farmers in the state of Tripura throughÂ CSR. A sample of 120 beneficiaries of CSR of Tripura Forest Development & Plantation Corporation LimitedÂ (TFDPC) in five adopted villages under TFDPC was taken. It was found that CSR of TFDPC in study area
impacted a lot for upliftment of livelihood and income of tribal of the state. Hence, the intervention of CSRÂ including all organizations must be tapped for development the remote areas of the country, especially theÂ remotely located tribes of hilly areas.
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