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

Reviving tribal culture and creating economic self-reliance through grain banks: 1,200 communities form “green economic zones” and encourage education under the guidance of Bhasha Trust – Gujarat

Neha Bhatt, Outlookindia.com Magazine, Aug 22, 2011 | Read the full story here >> […] A unique idea that has taken root over the last two years among the tribespeople here—the Rathwas, Dungras, Chaudharis, Bhils and Nayaks, across 1,200 villages … Continue reading

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Memories of life in a remote Bhil hamlet on the Narmada river: “Poor but not impoverished” – Maharashtra

Narmada Basin Map © Narmada Control Authority | For full size, click here >> The Narmada Control Authority (NCA) has been setup under the final orders and decision of the Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal (NWDT) as a machinery for implementation of its … Continue reading

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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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