Category Archives: Narmada

“Through the largest exploration exercise ever undertaken, M S University’s Department of Archaeology and Ancient History […] and Indiana-based Stone Age Institute at Gosport have joined hands for the ‘Narmada Basin Paleoanthropology Project (NBPA)’ with the target to collect all the paleoanthropological evidence within the last two million years.” – 
Prashant Rupera: “Was Narmada valley the centre of human evolution?”, Times of India, 14 August 2012
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A new anthropological museum in Kolkata: New light on hunter-gatherers and modern India’s cultural and linguistic diversity – West Bengal

Shiv Sahay Singh, The Hindu, Kolkata, February 20, 2017 | To read the full article, click here >> A new museum in Kolkata tells the tale of how modern humans in the Indian subcontinent evolved from ancestors who arrived about 12.3 million … Continue reading

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A Climate Conscious Diwali: Solar electricity system installed in the Rani Kajal Jeevan Shala school (Kakrana) – Madhya Pradesh

Rahul Banerjee, Sunday, October 30, 2016 A Climate Conscious Diwali | To read the full post and view more images, click here >> The festival of lights is here to ward off darkness of all kinds but these days the kind … Continue reading

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Setting up a digital classroom on the banks of the Narmada river – Madhya Pradesh

Witness the setting up of a internet facility for staff and students at the Rani Kajal Jeevan Shala school at Kakrana, by Open Solutions Architect Arjun Venkatraman | View the slideshow here >> Related posts Childhood and children Community facilities Internet Kakrana … Continue reading

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Spreading innovative technology in rural areas: Internet comes to Kakrana – Madhya Pradesh

Photo courtesy Shri Ninga Solanki, Headmaster of the Kakrana school using the community internet facility installed by Arjun Venkatraman (http://hackergram.org) Report and photographs by courtesy Rahul Banerjee (Indore), Friday, August 5, 2016 | To view more photos and read the full article, … Continue reading

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Training tribal youth in crafts design, agriculture and plantations: Sampoorna Bamboo Kendra & Gram Gyanpeeth or “seat of rural knowledge” – Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh & Chhattisgarh

Barkha Mathur, Times of India, Nagpur June 11, 2015 Twenty years back, in June 1995, newly-wedded couple Sunil and Nirupama Deshpande picked up a remote village, Lavada in Melghat region as their home. “We wanted to live in a place … Continue reading

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