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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The relevance of Gandhi’s legacy for solving modern India’s socio-economic problems: Addressing the needs of peasants, labourers, students and tribals

Sulogna Mehta, The Times of India | Jul 15, 2013 As the head of the department of social works and the Gandhian Studies Centre in Andhra University, 55-year-old Prof ABSV Ranga Rao is actively involved in several social projects. The die-hard … Continue reading

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Latest Publications from Anthropological Survey of India

Latest Publications from Anthropological Survey of India Anthropology, Development Anthropology, Anthropological Newsletter, DNA Studies in Anthropological Survey of India, DNA study on Ancient Skeletal, Survey of India, Survey, Ansi, ANSI, JARAWA, Jarwa, Manav Sangrahalaya Bhopal, Social Impact Assessment, Man in … Continue reading

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Video | Setu “bridge” on Adivasi poet and publisher Jeetendra Vasava belonging to the Narmada region – Gujarat

The clip is called Setu, meaning bridge and features Jeetendra Vasava, a young writer belonging to the Narmada region in south Gujarat. Jeetendra speaks Dehwali, a tribal language spoken in regions of south Gujarat and northern Maharashtra. Jeetendra is a faculty … Continue reading

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Gond artists recognized – Where art imitates life

Rituals – Where art imitates life by Venus Vinod Upadhayayalifepositive.com Gond tribal painting is an integral part of tribal festivities, rituals, and day-to-day living When one lives amidst nature, one’s life is the life of nature, one’s thoughts are the … Continue reading

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National Tribal University

The tribal people are rich in cultural heritage and skill of art and craft but they are still marginalized in respect to higher education as well as in other walks of life. Now in the present age of globalization the … Continue reading

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