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.
Muthuvan one of the Scheduled Tribe (ST) communities in Kerala, inhabited in different settlements of Idukki and Eranakulam districts of Kerala. Traditionally, the community possesses unique skills in constructing their houses. Now, drastic trend can be observed, in the sense that the patterns of housing......07 September, 2021
The study provides a vivid narration and analysis about the Kani language of Kanikkar community. It is a very helpful material for students and researchers, who are interested in the study of the language of the indigenous communities. Chetham...07 September, 2021