A Brief Resume of Singnificant Activities, June 2012 - Central Regional Center
Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PTGs) – Dr. S Patil, Deputy Director & Head of Office and 13 research personnel attended the workshop on PTGs held on 18th to 20th June, 2012 at Anthropological Survey of India, Eastern Regional Centre, Kolkata and presented reports/papers on Kamar, Hill Korwa, Birhor & Abujh Maria of Chhattisgarh; Sahariya, Baiga and Bharia of Madhya Pradesh & Kathkari/Kathodi, Kolam and Maria Gond of Maharashtra.
Zonal Anthropological Museum :
(i) 325 Visitors visited the Zonal Anthropological Museum including school and college students and arranged screening of Tribal films for them.
(ii) Documentation, Digitization and Preservation of museum specimens are in progress.
(iii) Exhibit of the week ‘DEV JHULA’ displayed in the gallery for the visitors.
Seminar/Meeting/Workshop etc. attended by the following researchers
(i) Dr. S Patil, Deputy Director & Head of Office attended the 2nd Meeting of the Working Group on ‘Monitoring of Participation and Assessment of Impact’ on 28th May, 2012 at Yojana Bhavan, New Delhi, under the chairmanship of Dr. T.C.A. Anant, Secretary, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation.
(ii)Dr. S Patil, Deputy Director & Head of Office visited to carry out pretesting at Mandya Villages for ten days in the month of June, 2012, for the proposed 12th Plan Scheme “Bio-cultural Diversity, Environment and Sustainable Development”.
(iii) Dr. S Patil, Deputy Director & Head of Office attended as a Member of Selection Board of an Walk-in Interview for the selection of Senior and Junior Research Fellow held on 16th and 17th June, 2012 at Head Office, Kolkata.
(iv) Dr. S Ghosal, Anthropologist (Cultural) went on tour to Madhya Pradesh on 9th June, 2012 for 2days for the inspection of NGO i.e. Kalandhika Nritya Natya Sanstha Samiti, Bopoal receiving aid/grant from the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India for the propagating of performing arts and artists as desired by the Director. Reports submitted by Dr. Ghosal has been sent to the DASI, C/0. IGRMS, Bhopal.