Dr.Vijay Kumar Srivastava (pen name -dr. vjay sheel) is m.a.phd.(sociology). he is a senior retired officer, and is basically a social researcher. His specialisation is in tribal way of life,culture and their development. his several research papers have been published on different aspects of Indian tribes (since 1980 to 2018) residing in various parts/ergions of india. his main publications are; tribal scenario of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh(2003),Pahari korwa and their development-a monograph (2007),swantha sukhya(a collectioon of hindi poems,2018),tribal administration& development in India(under publication0).