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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Slideshow | Changing the education system through “sahbhagita”: Collective participation of a community, students and teachers practiced at Adharshila Learning Centre – Madhya Pradesh

This was my first visit and I will not deny that the experience was many times more rewarding than what I had imagined it would be. Creativity of the students – it is a primary school up to 8th class … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Rani Kajal Jeevan Shala school at Kakrana celebrates Republic Day 2016 – Madhya Pradesh

The Republic Day celebration on 26 January at Rani Kajal Jeevan Shala was colourful. Our honoured guests led by Shri Jayant Dike and his wife came and saw the events that included Adivasi dances and plays, exquisitely performed on the foreground … Continue reading

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Education and health care for Bhil communities affected by drought, debt, illiteracy and early marriage: A school mobilizes teachers and experts from medical and engineering fields – Maharashtra

Ranjana Diggikar, Times of India, Nov 7, 2013 | To read the full article, click here >> AURANGABAD: In a bid to reach out to tribal children in the region, some community organizations and NGOs started Bal Anand Jeevan Shala (BAJS) last month, … Continue reading

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Reviving tribal culture and creating economic self-reliance through grain banks: 1,200 communities form “green economic zones” and encourage education under the guidance of Bhasha Trust – Gujarat

Neha Bhatt, Outlookindia.com Magazine, Aug 22, 2011 | Read the full story here >> […] A unique idea that has taken root over the last two years among the tribespeople here—the Rathwas, Dungras, Chaudharis, Bhils and Nayaks, across 1,200 villages … Continue reading

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Memories of life in a remote Bhil hamlet on the Narmada river: “Poor but not impoverished” – Maharashtra

Narmada Basin Map © Narmada Control Authority | For full size, click here >> The Narmada Control Authority (NCA) has been setup under the final orders and decision of the Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal (NWDT) as a machinery for implementation of its … Continue reading

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