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India’s most populous state with a small tribal population: Five communities in their original environment surviving the ravages of time – Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state of the country but has a small tribal population. They constitute the weakest section of the society and form distinct ethnic groups which have preserved their own separate culture identities in their original … Continue reading

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Tribal Research and Development Institute (Bhopal): A ‘nodal’ centre in support of tribal culture – Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan & Chhattisgarh

Activities The Institute has carried out extensive ethnographic studies on the tribes of Madhya Pradesh and maintains a rich database in its documentation centre. Evaluation and impact assessment studies of schemes of the government related to development and empowerment of … Continue reading

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A commemoration fostering unity among tribal communities: Hero stones now and then – Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

KUMUD JENAMANI, The Telegraph, Thursday , December 30 , 2010 Kharsawan’s tribal tribute set in stone – Slab to be installed at Shahid Sthal in memory of martyrs of 1948 mutiny KUMUD JENAMANI Jamshedpur, Dec. 29: A New Year tribute to old … Continue reading

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Landless Kol tribe forest dwellers: Permission required to plant or use trees such as neem, amla and mahua – Uttar Pradesh

Omar Rashid, The Hindu, Allahabad, April 10, 2013 Though the Kols are anthropologically tribal, they are recognized as a Scheduled Caste in Uttar Pradesh. Not only has this deprived them of their traditional source of living-the forest, it has largely left … Continue reading

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Computer-based Functional Literacy Programme – Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal

Launched in February 2000 in the Beeramguda village in Medak district of Andhra Pradesh, this ground-breaking project seeks to combat illiteracy with a new approach to learning, using multimedia and flashcards to fortify the learning experience. The lessons focus on … Continue reading

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