Category Archives: Government of India

Showcasing the lifestyle of the Koya community: A new tribal museum at Medaram village – Telangana

Gollapudi Srinivasa Rao BHUPALPALLY DISTRICT, The Hindu (Hyderabad) JANUARY 27, 2018 | Read the full report >> With the exclusive tribal museum becoming operational on Tuesday, devotees thronging to the historic Medaram village for the Sammakka–Saralakka jatara can now get … Continue reading

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The Right to Information Act (RTI): Legislation that empowers citizens to prevent illegitimate concentrations of power

The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government, contain corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense. It goes without … Continue reading

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Irish Journal of Anthropology: Special issue on Adivasi identity

SYMBOLIC ADIVASI MEMORIES AND THE ETHNOLOGICAL MUSEUM by Lidia Guzy “focuses on museum development in India with special attention towards the inclusion of symbolic memories and the intangible cultural heritage of marginalized Adivasi communities. It discusses the development of Adivasi … Continue reading

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Video | Tribals use their mobile phones to raise awareness on local issues – Maharashtra & Chhattisgarh

This is our first film shoot and edited entirely on mobile phone, produced from Dhadgaon block of Nandurbar a tribal district of Maharashtra. We have started making short films on different social issues to create awareness. SBI Youth for India … Continue reading

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Tip | Press updates on The Ministry of Tribal Affairs – Times of India

Updates on any government-related issue concerning the welfare of India’s tribal communities are found in the following news section: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/Ministry-Of-Tribal-Affairs Tips for using posts

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