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    • The Institute has carried out extensive ethnographic studies on the tribes of Madhya Pradesh and maintains a rich database in its documentation centre.
    • Evaluation and impact assessment studies of schemes of the government related to development and empowerment of the scheduled tribes, are undertaken. The Institute apprises the government of its findings on the above and related issues with suggestions for appropriate policy or implementation change
    • The Institutes undertakes anthropological reference studies. It also furnishes its considered opinion to the government in cases where communities claim to belong to the scheduled tribes.
    • Training is imparted to field level government functionaries to orient and sensitize them regarding the way of life of tribal communities.
    • Seminars and workshops are held to discuss issues relating to the tribes.
    • Dictionaries are under preparation, of Gondi, Korku and Bhili tribal dialects.
    • Fairs and festivals are held from time to time to create awareness of the richness of tribal culture.
    • The Institute maintains a comprehensive library of books, documents, photographs and films relating to the tribes.
  1. Encouragement and facilitation of academic research on tribal issues, partly through implementation of the scheme of Fellowships awarded by the Government of India for doctoral and post doctoral research, is part of the Institute's programmes.
  2. The Tribal Museums at Bhopal and at Chhindwara showcase a fascinating collection of artifacts. A new museum building is under construction at Bhopal.
  3. The Institute has been declared a Nodal TRI to co-ordinate with the TRIs of Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh states.

Year 2013-2014 (Apr'13 to Mar'14)



  • House Journal Bulletin No-54 & 55 printed.



11 studies published.



526 officials trained in 23 training session.


Cultural interaction

1 National Seminar, 1 State Seminar &

1 Workshop on "Star Lipi".

3 day Tribal Festival (Adirag) at Bhopal


Reference Research

272 Cases.

6. Publication 1. Bhili Grammer;

2. Basic statistics on ST of Madhya Pradesh. Part 1& 2

3. Tribal languages & development (Book)

4. Baseline Survey Report published (out of identified area) (Baiga, Bharia & Saharia)

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