This wing conducts Applied and Developmental research with an interdisciplinary approach incorporating theoretical perspectives from the domain of Anthropology, Sociology , Linguistics ,Economics , Statistics and History. Besides Classification of community studies are also conducted.
Training is conducted to inculcate scientific knowledge of Community Development for the officials working under various governmental department for SC/ST Development. Training for SC/ST youth also conducted for the proper utilization of govern-mental plans and programs.
The Ethnological Museum is one of the most informative and interesting storehouse for people who want to know about the Tribes of Kerala. The Museum is a part of the KIRTADS, and houses a large collection of artefacts, costumes, jewellery, household utensils, nets and traps, wood carvings, agricultural tools, musical instruments, and ceremonial paraphernalia of all the Tribal communities in Kerala.