The book highlights the situation of Tribal India. It has specific reference about the core issues of Tribal life related to the economy, education, customs, forest rights, political decentralization, and informal justice delivery mechanisms, etc. After so many years of the Constitution making, the tribal people are still far away from the mainstream of Indian society.The fight for jal, jungle and jamin is still continuing threatening every time the traditional social and cultural fabrics of tribal masses of the country. The author has made critical observation on the policy approaches as adopted by the planners of country for the welfare of tribal masses of the country. The book will really be useful for the students of Anthropology and Sociology, Civil Services aspirants, and all those who have keen interest in tribal studies.