This website is all about “Showcasing new initiatives in education”. It is inspired by a fundamental commitment to human rights by India’s founding fathers:
India is a secular state with a constitution committed to the unique demography, history and culture of each state and union territory – knowindia.gov.in >>
Enjoy a virtual journey across India with the help of an interactive map.
Continue your exploration of India’s tribal cultural heritage by
- exploring video contents and slideshows
- listening to music – both traditional and modern (see “Media” menu for more audio and video contents as well as free ePub resources)
- taking a guided tour of this website
- browsing what’s new and interesting
- asking questions like “How many ‘Scheduled Tribes’ are there in India?”; and “What distinguishes them from other communities?” (‘tribal’ or otherwise)
- understanding the intentions of India’s founding fathers: Gandhi & Nehru
- deriving inspiration from Tagore’s vision of rural culture
- reading some of the success stories to understand India’s tribal heritage
- searching for Indian publications by and about members of tribal communities
- finding posts with information about a particular community
- using an interactive map featuring museum collections across India
- enjoying a virtual journey across time and space:
from the Indus Valley Civilisation to modern India and beyond
For recent reports on India’s tribal cultural heritage, search select periodicals in the above search window.
Thank you for your interest, suggestions and other feedback!
To download the free PDF-version of the guided tour for offline reading or printing, click here >>
- browsing with a small portable device (smartphone)
- tips for teachers and students
- tips for visitors and lovers of Indian culture
Banner photo and art: courtesy Arun VC (Kerala)