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Research Wing

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 Wing

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.

Development Studies Wing

This wing conducts various evaluation studies of the programs implemented for the development of Scheduled castes and Scheduled Tribes.

Kerala institute for Research Training & Development studies of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

It is purely a governmental organization under the Scheduled castes and Scheduled tribes Development ministry and functions as a separate Directorate. 

It also attempts to identify the needs and problems confronting the marginalized section of the population and suggest recommendations to the government in finding a panacea for their overall development.

Its main objective is to carry out research that helps to promote development among the scheduled communities in Kerala.

Ethnological Museum

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.

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The Ethnological Museum is one of the most informative and interesting storehouse for people who want to know about the Tribes of Kerala.

GADDIKA 2016

Events on October – 2017

October 3 – 12 : Training Programme for Peripatetic School Teachers.

October 3 : One Day Training Programme for Revenue officers.

October 6, 7 : Competition for Evaluation of Physical Ability of MRS School Students – Second Batch.

October 10-12 : Leadership Training Programme for youth.

October 11, 12 : Competition for Evaluation of Physical Ability of MRS School Students – Third Batch.

October 19 – November 2 : Workshop for the Traditional Dance form of Kattunaikan Community

October 20, 21 : Competition for Evaluation of Physical Ability of MRS School Students – Fourth Batch

October 25, 26: Training Programme for MRS/ASRAMAM School Teachers.

October 27, 28: Competition for Evaluation of Physical Ability of MRS School Students – Fifth Batch.

34th Thalackal Chanthu Everrolling Trophy
State Level Archery Competition
13, 14 February 2017, Central Stadium Ground , Thiruvananthapuram

Publications

  • The book was published in the year March, 1995. The price of this book was Rs. 75/-. Majority of our tribals who form around 8 per cent of our population are forest dwellers, leading a partially isolated life. Selective pressure of nature for ages has......

  • The book was published in the year April 2012.The price of this book was Rs. 125/-. One of the vital function of KIRTADS is the protection of tribal language of Kerala. It can be reviewed as an activity aiming the development of socio cultural life......

  • The book was published in the year 2012.The price of this book was Rs. 125/-. The ethnobiological study of the Kurumbar of Attappady provides an opportunity to explore the Traditional Knowledge System (TKS) of a shifting cultivator tribe....

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