Failures in development programming in Attapady3 min read . Updated: 15 Jul 2013, 01:11 PM IST
One must focus on the processes of social exclusion that consigned tribal communities to a state of chronic poverty
Recent months have seen a huge noise being made over the abysmal human development situation in Attapady. Attapady is a block lying on the Kerala—Tamil Nadu border, a predominantly tribal belt. The cases of infant deaths and chronic malnourishment have anguished many an analyst, as the social development miracle state of Kerala is embarrassed over the situation in its own backyard.
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