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‘Unity in Diversity’: All round modernization drive by the Anthropological Survey of India (ANSI)

NAGPUR: The Anthropological Survey of India (ANSI) on Monday opened a new section, ‘Material Culture of Central India: Unity in Diversity’ at its museum in the city to mark the International Museum Day. The section was formally inaugurated by the … Continue reading

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“Parampara” Indigenous & Folk Festival (Kolkata 19-20 February 2016): Daricha Foundation in collaboration with the Anthropological Survey of India – West Bengal

For more information about the folk traditions of West Bengal, visit daricha.org and Eastern Regional Center – Anthropological Survey of India >> Interview with Daricha Foundation’s founder Ratnaboli Bose If one of the scenes that you remember from Satyajit Ray’s Agantuk is where Mamata … Continue reading

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Folklore and songs of the Toto community: The Anthropological Survey of India supports efforts to keep a rare Tibeto-Burman language alive – West Bengal

Shiv Sahay Singh, The Hindu, 1 August 2014 | Read the full article here >> When scientists of the Anthropological Survey of India (AnSI) set out to conduct a study on language of the primitive Toto tribe, whose population has … 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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Tip | How many ‘Scheduled Tribes’ are there in India? And what distinguishes them from other communities? (‘tribal’ or otherwise) – Information provided by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

There are over 700 tribes (with overlapping communities in more than one State) which have been notified under Article 342 of the Constitution of India, spread over different States and Union Territories of the country. The largest number of main … Continue reading

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