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National Conference on ‘Development and Governance of Adivasis in Contemporary India’

By | 2019-05-15T19:52:31+05:30 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Event|

National Conference on 'Development and Governance of Adivasis in Contemporary India' Jointly Organised by NCAS and Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies, University of Mumbai Date: 6-7 October 2017 Place: Mumbai Scholars are invited to submit their research papers for the Conference. Broad Sub-themes of the conference are Development strategies for Adivasis post planning era PESA [...]

Interface – Vol 7

By | 2019-05-15T19:52:31+05:30 July 4th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

The formulation of a new education policy is still underway even though it’s been three years since the NDA  government promised one. The recently created Dr. K. Kasturirangan committee is the second committee to be formed under the NDA government to look into the policy after the T.S R Subramanian committee submitted its report in April 2016. [...]

Interface – Vol 6

By | 2019-05-15T19:52:31+05:30 June 6th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

World Environment Day, globally celebrated on the 5th of June since 1974, is a reminder that there is only one earth. The past few decades have been the worst for the environment in human history; global warming, depletion of the ozone layer, rising sea levels, and higher levels of pollution and emissions. ‘Save the Planet’ is a common refrain [...]

Interface – Vol 4

By | 2019-05-15T19:52:31+05:30 April 12th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

Born into a Mahar family in Mhow, 1981, Dr. Ambedkar was no stranger to caste based discrimination from an early age. From being denied drinking water in school to being denied accommodation in Baroda state when he returned from the US, he was conscious of unfounded discrimination against the ‘untouchable’ castes even as a child and [...]

Interface – Vol 3

By | 2019-05-15T19:52:31+05:30 March 6th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

It is 108 years since the first time Working Women’s Day was celebrated on the 28th of February, 1909; a day designated by the Socialist Party of America to commemorate the women garment workers’ strike in 1908 protesting working conditions. In 1914, the first International Women’s Day was celebrated on the 8th of March. The United [...]

Interface – Vol 2

By | 2019-05-15T19:52:31+05:30 February 9th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

Proving the nay-sayers wrong, the Finance Minister presented the Union Budget 2017-18 on 1st February – as promised by the PM to the nation. This budget had aroused special interest among many for various reasons. First and foremost, it was being presented on the backdrop of demonetization. The Assembly elections in five states had provided the necessary fuel for [...]

Policy Document

By | 2019-05-15T19:52:31+05:30 January 23rd, 2012|Categories: Policy Document|

Guidelines Against Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment in a work environment violates not only the human rights of the victim but also the fundamental values of NCAS. It is therefore a legal responsibility to nurture a gender-friendly workplace environment and to ensure that employees are free from any form of sexual harassment. The Internal Complaints Committee for [...]