People from South Odisha specifically Dainiguda village of Kalahandi districts are indigenous in their pest management in hilly areas. The power of wind is optimally used by the inhabitants to drive the avian pest from their legume cultivation field.
The ironsmiths or lohars of Kondagaon village in Bastar, Chattisgarh, have been engaged in iron craft for generations together and indulge in making of farm implements, lamps and other household objects. The furnace comprises of three parts namely jatar or bhathi (bellows), chulha (mouth of the furnace) and pathar, a big stone slab embedded inside the floor, on which the red-hot iron bit is hammered.
This Paper on Indigenous Technical Knowledge and Resource Utilization of Lisus in South eastern Arunachal Pradesh, describes the Lisus as a community who spend most of their time in the forests where they practice jhum cultivation and hunt wild animals. The hilly terrain and inaccessibility have forced them to innovate things to save time and energy.
Orissa's style of ikat has a long tradition dating back to the 12th century. The resist tying is done finely on two-thread units giving greater detail and fine curves. These units are tied freehand. Ikat or Bandha, as it is called, has gloriously woven, blurred, and gem coloured motifs in silk and cotton.