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

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 and Adivasi governance (20 [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Event|0 Comments

Interface – Vol 8

Last month saw the death of two prominent Indian scientists. One was known as the Father of the Indian Satellite Programme, and the other as a scientist cum educationalist who helped develop a scientific temper amongst the masses. The former is the Ex- Chairman of ISRO, Prof. Udupi R. Rao and the latter, the sonic ray scientist cum former Chairman [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|0 Comments

Interface – Vol 7

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. The last such policy [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|0 Comments

Interface – Vol 6

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 that urges every individual [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|0 Comments

Interface – Vol 5

1 st May is a tribute to and celebration of workers across the globe. May Day or International Workers’ day is celebrated in over eighty countries. Its origin lies in the labour union movement that advocated Eight hour day (eight hours for work, eight hours for rest, eight hours for leisure). The Haymarket massacre that took place in 1886 in [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|0 Comments

Interface – Vol 4

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 young adult. Dr. Ambedkar [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|0 Comments