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Polity & Governance

NITI Aayog–Objectives

February 23, 2015 cholan 1

The NITI Aayog will work towards the following objectives: To evolve a shared vision of national development priorities, sectors and strategies with the active involvement […]

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Defence

GARUDA SHAKTI – III

February 23, 2015 cholan 1

Training together to counter the scourge of insurgency in various contemporary scenarios including jungle warfare, the operational part of the first-ever platoon-level joint training exercise […]

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Ecology and Environment

Habitat Fragmentation

February 23, 2015 cholan 0

Landscape or habitat fragmentation is the breaking up of a habitat or vegetation type into smaller, disconnected sections. It is generally a consequence of land […]

Agriculture

Plant Protection Code

January 2, 2015 cholan 1

This comprehensive document ‘Plant Protection Code’ deals with the safe usage of crop protection products and that of methodologies to be followed to reduce pesticide […]

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Art and Culture

Nautanki

September 11, 2014 cholan 0

Community: Nautanki is a secular, broad based and inclusive form that incorporates people from various castes and communities such as Khangar, Pal, Thakur, Darzi, Gadehr, […]

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Art and Culture

Ranmāle.

September 11, 2014 cholan 0

Community: The agricultural and forest dwelling communities of Western Ghats of Goa are the bearer of this tradition. It is practiced by valips and Gaonkars, […]

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Art and Culture

Jangam Gāyan

September 10, 2014 cholan 0

Community: Jangam community belongs to the state of Haryana, India. The members of this community are wandering mendicants. Region: Jangam community is dominant in Kurukshetra, […]

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Art and Culture

Turban tying in Rajasthan.

September 10, 2014 cholan 1

Turban tying in Rajasthan. Community: Among the Hindus, the names of communities are: Rajput, Charan, Bhaat, Bishnoi, Jasnathi, Jaat, Raika (Rebari), Kalbelia, Jogi, Ramsnehi, Brahmin, […]

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Art and Culture

Qawwali

September 10, 2014 cholan 0

Community: Muslim, Mirasi. Region: Qawwali is sung all over India. Brief Description: Traditionally Qawwali is a devotional music. It belongs to a tradition of Islamic […]

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Art and Culture

Rathwa ni Gher

September 8, 2014 cholan 0

Tribal Dance of Rathwas, Gujarat, India Community: Rathwa tribe. Region: Chota Udepur, Kanwant and Pavijetpur tallukas (sub divisions) of the Vadodara district, and Jambughoda, Narukot, […]

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Art and Culture

Phad

September 7, 2014 cholan 0

Phad: Scroll Paintings and Their Narration, Rajasthan, India. Community/ies: Artists of Phad painting belong to Joshi lineage of Chipa‘cloth printers and dyers in the state […]

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Art and Culture

Patola

September 7, 2014 cholan 0

Patola: Double Ikat Silk Textiles of Patan, Gujarat, India. Community/ies: Weavers : Salvis (Religion: Jains or Vaishnav Hindus) Helpers: Vankars (Religion: Hindu) Traditional Users 🙁 […]

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Art and Culture

Nacha Folk Theatre

September 7, 2014 cholan 0

Nacha: Folk Theatre, Chhattisgarh, India Community/ies: The Chhattisgarhi speaking rural communities in the state of Chhattisgarh Region: The entire State of Chhattisgarh in India except […]

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Art and Culture

Mudiyettu

September 7, 2014 cholan 0

Ritual Theatre and Dance Drama, Kerala, India Community: Marar and Kuruppu communities Region: The performance takes place in the following four districts which once belonged […]