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
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/15485975.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

Spreading innovative technology in rural areas: Internet comes to Kakrana – Madhya Pradesh

Photo courtesy Shri Ninga Solanki, Headmaster of the Kakrana school using the community internet facility installed by Arjun Venkatraman (http://hackergram.org) Report and photographs by courtesy Rahul Banerjee (Indore), Friday, August 5, 2016 | To view more photos and read the full article, … Continue reading

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Training tribal youth in crafts design, agriculture and plantations: Sampoorna Bamboo Kendra & Gram Gyanpeeth or “seat of rural knowledge” – Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh & Chhattisgarh

Barkha Mathur, Times of India, Nagpur June 11, 2015 Twenty years back, in June 1995, newly-wedded couple Sunil and Nirupama Deshpande picked up a remote village, Lavada in Melghat region as their home. “We wanted to live in a place … Continue reading

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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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