Tag Archives: Kharia

The Tribal Research & Development Institute Bhopal / List of scheduled tribes by the Commissioner of Tribal Development – Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh has the largest Tribal population of all the states. […] Due to the varied socio-cultural and geographical environment and its parameters, the diverse tribal world of Madhya Pradesh not only has been largely cut-off from the mainstream of … Continue reading

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Gumla’s modernized Jharkhand Tribal Museum: An interactive approach to the culture, music and art of five major tribes – Jharkhand

SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph,  Jharkhand, Thursday , November 22 , 2012 […] Ranchi Jesuits are now working on a revamp of Gumla’s Jharkhand Tribal Museum, spending Rs 1 crore on a cultural corridor, a boutique store and a hall depicting evolution … Continue reading

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Korwa dialect on the verge of extinction – Jharkhand

SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph, Calcutta, Wednesday , March 28 , 2012 Vanishing dialect of a primitive tribe A study on tribal tongues, sponsored by Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL)-Mysore and carried out by scholars and students of Ranchi University, has … Continue reading

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Adivasi societies – a heterogeneous set of ethnic and tribal groups in South Asia

Adivasi (a Hindi word that literally means the original inhabitants) is a term for a heterogeneous set of ethnic and tribal groups believed to be the aboriginal population of India. Adivasi societies are present in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and … Continue reading

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Unicef packages: tribal languages as the medium of instruction for children – Jharkhand

SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph, Calcutta 3 March 2012 At a time when the state is red-faced about rural primary schoolchildren clueless in class, Unicef (Jharkhand) has embarked upon a pioneering project of preparing textbooks in tribal and regional languages … Continue reading

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