ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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TRIBALS-Pains of Industrialisation

proportion of large loans given at over 16 per cent was 12.8 per cent. The Reserve Bank study says, "as much as 71 per cent of the total credit given to medium and large industry was of large limits (over Rs 25 lakhs). However, only 11 per cent of these large loans was PANPOSH sub-division of Sunderghad district in Orissa, where the Rourkela industrial complex is located, is bounded by Ranchi district in the north, Singhbhum district in the east, Bonai sub-division in the south, and Sunderghad sub-division in the west. It has an area of 1,840 sq kin and a population of a little over 400,000. The tribals constitute 43.15 per cent of this population. The principal tribal communities here are Oraons and Mundas.

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